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By Bob Kellogg, Billy Davis, OneNewsNow, August 4, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 across the United States has turned life upside down and many parents are attempting to help their children adjust with a home-based education or return to a private school setting.

In a RealClearPolitics poll conducted in May, 40 percent of parents said they are more likely to choose homeschooling or virtual schooling once the lockdowns are over. That survey included an even split among Democrats and Republicans (45-43 percent), and blacks represented 50 percent of the respondents.

In the fast-growing state of Texas, a whopping 25,000 students withdrew from public schools in 2018 alone to pursue a home-based education.

So many North Carolina parents were planning to homeschool they crashed a public education website, a TV news station reported last month. 

Jonathan Covey of Texas Values tells OneNewsNow there are more reasons for parents to move to homeschooling beyond the virus and lockdowns.  …