Some parents plan to return to institutional schools, but industry predicts growth
By Daniel Payne, Just the News, March 28, 2021
Parents in the U.S. are continuing to show elevated interest in homeschooling, signaling a potential surge as the future of institutional in-person schooling throughout the country remains unclear in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Beginning just over a year ago, schools throughout the country began to close down for fears that schoolchildren might contribute to the spread of COVID-19. Most school districts switched to “virtual” learning models in which students studied lessons via Zoom-based instruction, with many of them required to sit in front of computer screens for long hours every day. …