Public School Administrators Worry Isolated Home School Students Will Be Forced to Bully Themselves

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home school studentsBELFAST, Maine — Babette Cohen-Solal, 15, may seem young to be a teacher. But don’t tell that to the teenagers who followed her lead as she sang and signed energetically to the song “Yellow Submarine” during an American Sign Language class held at the First Baptist Church in Belfast. It was clear from the other teens’ focus and enthusiasm for the task at hand that Babette, who recently moved to Swanville from New York with her family, is a good teacher. She’s also a home school student, just as they are. The busy social scene at the church is a far cry from the idea that home school students toil alone at their kitchen tables with only a harried parent and a pile of books for company. (read more at the Bangor Daily News)