Why do parents pull their children from public school and put them in private schools?

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Comment by Janie Ferrell on January 30, 2009 at 7:23pm
Hi Renee,
I am all of the above as you are. I have owned and operated a private school for 15 years. Many parents have different reasons for making the change. For example, a student entered our school, 7 years ago. He was kicked out of his school because he would just sit and stare and cry. He was a Junior. His twin sister had just been killed in a horrible crash. Actually there are many stories that I could tell.He graduated with us and it was such a blessing for all his family and friends. We CAN do something here that is not permitted in public schools...we have Bible class, which I teach and then we have prayer time. End of subject.
Comment by Cynthia F. on January 30, 2009 at 10:50pm
My parents chose private over public for my educational sake. I was diagnosed with Asperger's, along with being diabetic and hearing impaired. Placing me in private school allowed me to graduate early and pursue higher education with those she felt could better "handle" me.
Comment by Laura on February 2, 2009 at 9:01am
Mine went to private it was more about a curriculum choice for us. Here in California they teach in public schools a whole reading approach that I don't agree with I wanted her taught phonics. I have no issue with public schools as far as the teachers I have issue's with the type of lesson plans and such. Because we are a Christian family we also could choose a school who taught what we taught at home but the schools also offered religions and beliefs of the world something she could never get in public school. The entire kindergarten class graduated being able to read, write and most important comprehend what they read.

Also there seems to be and I say seems to a lack of respect by the students for the classroom and teachers in many of our pubic schools I have 3 public school teachers in my family and the stories they have are unbelievable. In our daughters school they had a teacher with degrees and a teacher aid and no more then 15 kids in the class they opened another class if it was going to be more. She went to a very large private school. However the sad thing is after 9-11 when out business went under and we could not afford private school we took her to the local high school she was a sophomore. Considered one of the best schools in cali. They took one look at her transcripts and said "we have no where to put her and nothing to offer her". They actually told me maybe she could finish school in continuation school and work on what she wanted :(

Anyway home schooled her to 16 then she went to college. I want to support public schools but at least where I am at they seem to have come so far away from being a place of learning and mutual respect with expectations of good behavior I don't know if there is anyway to help.

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