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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The financially troubled city of Providence on Tuesday issued layoff notices to all its nearly 2,000 teachers [FoxNews]
With unemployment high and states having budget issues and looking to cut their education budgets, I have an idea. HOMESCHOOLING!
While mom and/or dad are home collecting their unemployment checks, we have an available force of home educators! On the average, I spend less than $1000 per child per year to educate my child; while in South Carolina, more than $10,000 per child per year is spent by the government school system. So if these parents would homeschool their children, school districts would see about a 90% reduction in the cost to educate students.
Many studies have been done that show that most parents are as good, if not better, than the average government school educator.
But I bet a lot of these moms and dads would find jobs fast — also solving our unemployment issue!
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