My Teen Daughter Is Going To Public School Now...

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You ask for support and understanding, however, in your first post, you don't mention why you decided to send your daughter to public school, you just mention she is now going and she is shocked at seeing two girls kissing, and that's why people are responding the way they are. I'm glad you told her she's now going to be seeing the true face of public schools, because believe me, she will be seeing worse once summer school is over and real school begins. You need to prepare her for that.

 

I'd really like to know how you know 100% sure your children will not hang out with trouble makers or evil doers just because they are saved and baptized. When I was in public school I made friends with a girl and while hanging out with her I began questioning the things I learned from my parents and church. She was not goth, gay, a witch, new-agey, or anything else extreme. She was friendly happy type person who at one point told me she was a Christian. But she made me question my faith. It wasn't until I left the public school and was home schooled that I realized how much she had affected me. I have no doubt that if I had stayed there longer, I would've become a rebellious teenager, destroyed my relationship with my parents, and prOBably would not be a missionary today. 

 

Why don't you explain why you feel you need to send your daughter to public school over both home school and Christian school. How is it better and more beneficial for her? And please leave belittling words out of it. I'm trying to have patience and understanding your viewpoint, but it's really difficult when you keep throwing around insults whenever someone tries to explain home schooling to you. 

 

I've already explained in my first post that I don't think public schools are 'evil', however, God's plan for a child's education begins at the home. If that is truly not possible, then Christian schooling, and public schools as a last resort. 

 

 

This is a very good reply, and normal to my post.

 

1.My kids have been in Christians schools for almost 10 years

 

2.The cost are high for them to continue.

 

3. My wife have college and was a senior accountant, before, but now is disable.

 

4. She does not want to home school, while I work..

 

5.i believe they are some what prepare to deal with the real World.

 

6.i don't like online christian schools, it not the same thing.

 

7.When they grow up and start to work, it will be much easier for them to deal with the real World, that we are living in.

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I am not sure, what I am doing is 100 percent.right, but none of us are. Your kids can do very bad, where ever they go to school. Can your daughter get pregnant in a christian school or being home school?  Yes   

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Question for you, TGL - have you spent time praying about it?  Have you searched God's Word for support?  Or is it just a decision based on the 7 points above (which, I will have to say: #7 is totally untrue...kids that I know that are homeschooled [and, believe me, I know a whole lot] and kids who have remained in Christian school throughout their education are much better equipped to "deal with the real world")?

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Question for you, TGL - have you spent time praying about it?  Have you searched God's Word for support?  Or is it just a decision based on the 7 points above (which, I will have to say: #7 is totally untrue...kids that I know that are homeschooled [and, believe me, I know a whole lot] and kids who have remained in Christian school throughout their education are much better equipped to "deal with the real world")?

 

If I prayed enough about it?  Not enough, men have this prOBlem. 

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It would have made allot more sense TGL if you are experimenting with you kids to have put them in public school till 5th or 6th grade and then Christian or Home.

 

What you are doing here is relying on their childhood professions of faith as solid. Rarely are they at these years, young kids believe what the parents believe and do what they think will please their parents. Once they hit 12 or 13, they form their own opinions which will not be yours. In this case they will form the worlds opinions. They will be immersed in the world now. 8 hours a day and you nor your church will be able to compete with that.

 

Since you are gambling with the world, all I can say is "good luck"

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Very true LuAnne. Point 7 is way off.

 

Also very true that being much in prayer and in the Word is of highest importance.

 

We have to remember that very often doing the right thing, OBeying the Lord, is much more difficult from our limited perspective than doing something else. Even so, doing what God says is always best.

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It would have made allot more sense TGL if you are experimenting with you kids to have put them in public school till 5th or 6th grade and then Christian or Home.

 

What you are doing here is relying on their childhood professions of faith as solid. Rarely are they at these years, young kids believe what the parents believe and do what they think will please their parents. Once they hit 12 or 13, they form their own opinions which will not be yours. In this case they will form the worlds opinions. They will be immersed in the world now. 8 hours a day and you nor your church will be able to compete with that.

 

Since you are gambling with the world, all I can say is "good luck"

 

 

 

Thanks, I know this, and I know that you don't believe in luck. When you say good luck. For we as christian don't believe in good luck, but Gods will.

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Believing in God's will and abiding in His will are two different things.

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If I prayed enough about it?  Not enough, men have this prOBlem. 

Then you ought not do it...enough prayer would allow God to show you that man's logic is not the way to go with this.  Again, it's your decision, but don't be surprised or affronted at the strong reaction against it here. To use man's fallibility as an excuse is inexcusable.

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Then you ought not do it...enough prayer would allow God to show you that man's logic is not the way to go with this. Again, it's your decision, but don't be surprised or affronted at the strong reaction against it here. To use man's fallibility as an excuse is inexcusable.




I will go one day at a time. Remember that there are thousands of Christians sending their kids to a public school, and you are telling them the same thing.

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I will go one day at a time. Remember that there are thousands of Christians sending their kids to a public school, and you are telling them the same thing.

Nope. This conversation it with you, not the thousands of Christians.  Again, it's your decision. But a decision not bathed in prayer has disaster written all over it from the start - regardless of what it's about !

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Nope. This conversation it with you, not the thousands of Christians. Again, it's your decision. But a decision not bathed in prayer has disaster written all over it from the start - regardless of what it's about !


Judge Judy... :)

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Judge Judy... :)

Judge Judy would prOBably be a lot harsher.  You know, TGL, you started this thread. And I believe you started it because you knew the majority of members would not support it.  And you wanted conflict.  You've already been warned once in this thread.  Now you've been warned twice (which is your third warning overall). And you know what three strikes means...

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Okay....so I was in public school as a young kid...then in traditional Christian school....then briefly homeschooled, then in a Christian ACE school.   Then I went to school for secondary ed, and have taught five years in various Christian schools.  I have also known a few people in various public schools in more modern times.   My thoughts:

 

1.  If you can avoid public school these days, you should.  Reasons being:  evolution taught, gay agenda taught, English NOT being taught, math standards being reduced, sex and drugs rampant.   When we get public school kids transferred into Christian school, they cannot keep up with the English or Math classes being taught....far below grade level.   I recently chatted with my cousins, who are honors students in their local public school, and they have no clue how to pick apart a sentence in English and tell what the function of each word is, and they haven't had spelling since elementary school.   I recently visited a church that used a different version of the Bible (I was visiting family) and I was able to mentally diagram a few of the verses in my head and pick out differences in the versions that someone who didn't have a good grasp of the English language would never be able to do, to cite one example of why English is still important.  Oh and my honors cousins cannot read very much if written in cursive.   HOWEVER some people cannot afford to homeschool or put their kids in Christian school.  If that is the case, then pray a lot, and spend a lot of time balancing out the filth of public school by having an extra strong family and church life.

 

2.  Christian school is good, and is our choice.  However you cannot lower your guard...lots of filth in Chrisitian school too.  However at least there you end up, usually anyway, with a bit higher quality education, and the social interaction and sports that you would want for your child.  You still need to be vigilant...my kids have learned more from other "Christian" kids than I would prefer they would have learned.

 

3.  Homeschool works for many, not optimal for everyone.   We are choosing to homeschool this coming year for the first time ever, for our youngest, for second grade, using ABeka video.   I'm nervous, but our youngest needs extra attention and is floundering and discouraged in traditional school.    We are hoping to get him caught up for a year or two at home, with the goal of putting him back into school once his test results get more on grade level, and his social ability matures some.   Our oldest three, however, are going to attend Christian school as long as we can, unless something happens with the school (which they are in turmoil this year, big administration changes coming.)

 

 

Schooling is a very personal choice, and the judgement calls really cannot be made by anyone but God.   However, parenting is the responsibility of the parents and not the school, so if a child gets into sin, the fault is the parents AND the child...not the school.  But I firmly believe personally that I should help my child as much as possible by keeping them out of the public school environment.  Plus, the educational quality I'm seeing coming out of public school is NOT good at all, and common core is lowering standards even further IMO.   I'm going to guess that an "honors" student from a public school would struggle with the "regular" classes in many Christian schools.

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Reality my friend, are you going to show your teens that all dogs don't bite or that some do bite, beware.

 

Not by letting them get bit!

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Hey TGL?  :realitycheck:  Try not to spend it all on this post.

 

 

 

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Uncalled for, GP.  You know TGL cannot respond. smh

Are you sure he knew that? I didn't realize he was banned till after I saw your post.

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Actually I did not know.

But sorry anyway.

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First off, I did not know he was banned. Sorry bout that.

 

Uncalled for, GP.  You know TGL cannot respond. smh

 

Yet, those you all are railing-on at James Ach's site

can't respond to you there either.

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I think most here are in agreement about the homeschool verses public school issue, and I am glad there is/are so many here that do.

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Uncalled for, GP.  You know TGL cannot respond. smh

 

By the way, look at the bottom right hand corner, where the 'likes' are, on my post you didn't think TGL could respond to (post #141).

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Since he is banned, it is impossible for him to like a post.  Someone has OBviously been doing some hacking.

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TGL's profile still shows him as banned.  This means he cannot sign in to the forum under his name.  Banned means locked out. 

I just signed in as a guest and there is absolutely no like buttons on posts to click.  TGL didn't like that post.  Someone's doing some slick hacking.

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I think there are levels of ban here now. Maybe it is a partial restriction of some sort......

But what is the point of this bickering?

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