More budget-conscious Houston families appear to be contemplating home schooling as an alternative to pricey private school tuition.
Houston mother Olivia Ober, for example, plans to withdraw her two young daughters from private school next month in favor of a less expensive private home-schooling hybrid model based out of a church.
‚ÄúFinances definitely came into play,‚ÄĚ Ober said.
Across the region, home-school advocates are seeing signs of increased interest. Some argue that money is a secondary consideration, if that. They say other factors ‚ÄĒ such as religion and morality ‚ÄĒ are driving the gains. ...