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Religion tops list of reasons for home education

Religion tops list of reasons for home education

June 10th, 2011 in News

Gabriel Jones, 23, coaches (from left) Cecilia Jones, 13, Maria Galbraith, 11, and Will Robinson, 13. Gabriel is a home-school graduate who now plays basketball for Rockhurst University in Kansas City. From time to time, he helps out with his old home-school basketball team - the Central Missouri Homeschool Athletic Association Saints.

Photo by Mandi Steele

When prayer was banned in public schools and the teaching of evolution took hold, some might have proclaimed it a victory for forward-thinking. But in the eyes of many home-school families, religion should not be taken out of children's studies - faith and schooling go hand in hand.