“The ignorance of those who criticize home schooling for a lack of ‘socialization’ is mercilessly exposed by Matt Walsh in this article. Matt articulates what so many of us have been trying to say for years. When people question my amazing home schooling wife with the common ‘aren’t you worried about socialization,’ she always says ‘yes, exactly’ with a sly grin, but the poor souls just look confused. This article should help clear up their confusion.” – Rick

By Matt Walsh via TheMattWalshBlog.com

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Here’s the email I received last week. I was saving it for today, as I’ll be speaking at a homeschool conference tomorrow:

*The subject line of this email was: “Not all public school teachers are the devil.”* 

Hi Matt,

I’ve been a pretty decent fan of some of your writings, and while I don’t always agree I find that you sometimes have an entertaining way of presenting your opinion. Anyway, all due respect, I find myself having a hard time continuing to follow you now that I’ve gone back and read through your views on education.

It doesn’t so much bother me that you seem to be PROUD of your lack of a college education. You seem to be of the lucky few smart enough to get away with having no real education to speak of (congratulations). What I can’t reconcile myself with is your vitriol and hatred for public education and your insistence on peddling “homeschooling” like it’s somehow the answers to all of our problems.

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