Transcripts from Mom & Dad

October 3, 2006

Some US universities (notably Stanford) have begun actively courting the highest achievers among the estimated 2 million home-schooled students in America, says CNN.  Some institutions have created custom sections of their recruitment websites, or arranged special recruitment sessions. These “homebound high achievers” often exhibit the intellectual curiosity, independent study habits and critical thinking skills that will ensure they succeed in higher education. (See article at http://www.cnn.com/2006/EDUCATION/10/01/home.schoolers.colleges.ap/index.html?section=cnn_education )