Homeowners in many areas of the country have adopted the practice of home schooling their children.
A number of studies have linked home schooling to lower IQs, behavioral problems, and higher rates of delinquency.
“It’s very, very, extremely common for homeschooling to lead to a lot of negative outcomes,” John Gartner, a sociologist at the University of Florida, told The Washington Post.
Gartner points to the cases of homeschoolers who had trouble controlling their temper, and that they were more likely to engage in antisocial behavior.
Another study, released in April, found that home schooling can be detrimental to children’s cognitive development.
Researchers from the University at Buffalo in New York, for example, found “an association between children’s performance on cognitive tasks and their home schooling practices.”
This can cause problems, such as the development of impulse control and inhibition, in young children, according to the researchers.
So, the best way to stop home schooling kids is to make sure they have an environment where they are taught how to learn, and have them in an environment that is free of socialization, which can lead to negative outcomes.