Go on any homeschool blog and you will find a lot about what is wrong with the public school system. We all seem to know something is broken. Yet, I believe wholeheartedly that the majority of parents and teachers, administrators and even politicians, start with the best intentions.
Recently, my local high school received national recognition for getting things very right. President Obama honored them with a visit for their Academies program. In a nutshell, local companies have partnered with the school to create special paths of expertise. One example of this is the Health Science and Law Academy. HCA is a major employer in the area and it makes perfect sense to train students for these types of jobs. Continue reading