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    Filed at 7:07 am under by dcobranchi

    And from one of our own at that:

    FEAST director Ruth Perez says, “This is our biggest convention ever; our pre-registrations are at an all-time high.” “Attendance at many conventions is breaking records this year as home schooling continues to grow in the state,” confirms Tim Lambert, president of the Texas Home School Coalition (THSC), “as home schooling is the fastest growing educational alternative.”

    A few years ago, perhaps. But charter school enrollment (especially the cyber kind) has been growing much faster over the last 5 years or so.

    One Response to “ANOTHER FACTOID THAT ISN’T?”

    Comment by
    May 18th, 2005
    at 8:47 pm

    Well, that all depends on your definition of “educational alternative”. Many people out there don’t consider charter schools to be much of an “alternative”, since they *are* part of the public school system.

    But in so far as they are a step away from the NEA monopoly, they’re a good thing.

    Six of one…