The most important thing to her, she told me in a text, was to be able to meet her daughter where she is, academically — adjusting lesson plans to move quickly through materials she has mastered, while spending more time on things her daughter is struggling to learn.
The local public school wasn’t able to do that.
This is all new and fascinating to me. When my wife and I had school-aged children, homeschooling was seen as something on the fringes of society. That stigma seems to be gone now, drop-kicked by a pandemic that led to a crisis in early learning.