The Free Press, Mankato, MN


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In this photo taken Oct. 9, 2013, Josh Gillespie, 8, hi-fives parent helper Shannon Morgan, right, after they solved a math problem during a lesson at the Andrews Air Force Base, Md., home schooling cooperative with a math class teacher Jennifer Whittaker, center. A growing number of military parents have embraced home schooling, seeking to put an end to the age-old tradition for military children of switching schools. They often find support on military bases, which in many cases provide resources to help these families and open their doors for home schooling co-operatives and other events. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)