The Free Press, Mankato, MN


Military Home Schooling-12

In this photo taken Oct. 9, 2013, Grace Whittaker, left, and Andria Kirkendall, right, learn sign language during a lesson at a home schooling co-operative at Andrews Air Force Base Md. A growing number of military parents have embraced home schooling, seeking to put an end to the age-old tradition for military kids of switching schools. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)