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The Parent Trap: Mom and Dad Are Withdrawing Their Children From Public Schools

What if instead of fighting them, school districts tried catering to them?

Drew Waller, 7, Zion Waller, 10, and Ahmad Waller, 11, left to right, study during homeschooling, at Raleigh, North Carolina.

Drew Waller, 7, Zion Waller, 10, and Ahmad Waller, 11, left to right, study during homeschooling, at Raleigh, North Carolina. Courtesy of Dalaine Bradley via AP

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MICHAEL HORN

Mr. Horn strives to create a world in which all individuals can build their passions and fulfill their potential through his writing, speaking, and work with a portfolio of education organizations, including the Clayton Christensen Institute, a non-profit think tank he cofounded. He is the author of many books, including the forthcoming From Reopen to Reinvent, the award-winning Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns, Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools, Choosing College: How to Make Better Learning Decisions Throughout Your Life, and Goodnight Box, a children’s story.

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