According to Statistics Canada, “homeschooling is an alternative method of learning that takes place outside the public or private school environment.” A recent study published by the Fraser Institute reveals interesting data about the current state of homeschooling in Canada.
In this short video, we discuss the advantages of Online Homeschooling as an alternative way to earn high school credits.
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Critical Thinking and Ontario Schools
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