Kids thrive despite others' assumptions
Home-schooled kids aren't all social misfits who peer through thick glasses, sport pocket protectors and talk through their noses like Steve Urkel. Nor are their parents all isolationist extremists, they said.
Members of the Milford And Surrounding Towns (MAST) home-schooling support group, which draws people from as far away as Newtown, have home-schooled their kids for a myriad of reasons that range from special needs to religion.
Many acknowledged that home schooling isn't for everyone, but they said it's working for them and they wish they weren't labeled.
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