Instead of boarding a bus in the early morning hours to spend the bulk of her day in a classroom, Lydia Mason simply has to walk into another room to do her studies. Lydia, 10, is a home-schooler. Her parents, Matthew and Marla Mason of Williamsburg, educate her and her three siblings with a Christian-based curriculum in the comfort of their own home.
(Editor's note: This is the first of a three part look at home schooling. Check the Friday edition of The Fulton Sun for the next article.)