Public School or Government School? Which Is More Accurate?

Ever since the State of the Union Address, there has been a raging debate going on over whether taxpayer-funded schools are public schools or government schools.

I actually was surprised at the reaction of people to President Trump’s reference to them as “government schools.” (Some people are downright offended by it.) I’ve heard of them referred to as government schools for years, and I thought it was simply synonymous with “public schools.”

Aren’t they the same thing? Does it matter what they’re called? After pondering it for awhile, I’ve realized the answer to that is: It’s complicated.

In today’s video, after much thought on the matter, I delve into which term is actually more accurate.

Let’s Talk About What’s Actually Classified as Homeschooling

This is the last post/video I’ll be making on this topic (unless it becomes necessary), but I just wanted to share with you this fantastic article on deciphering what is classified as homeschooling and what is not.

The author, Tina Hollenbeck, is so thorough, and she perfectly described WHY the distinction is important.

The Difference Between Homeschooling and Charter Schooling Is Too Important to Ignore

I’ve been wanting to do this video for awhile, but I kept getting sidetracked, so here it finally is. 😅

I know a lot of people don’t find it necessary to differentiate between charter school and homeschool, but the distinction between the two is more important than people realize.