(FROM THE LOUDOUN TIMES MIRROR)
The number of homeschoolers in Loudoun County is growing, and there’s a demand for an alternative education. IndED Academies is one of them.
“Parents should be able to decide what mode of education is best for their child and as long as we maintain that choice, Loudoun is headed in the right direction,” said Jill Turgeon, director for instruction and curriculum at IndED Academies and School Board member representing Blue Ridge. “Options are essential and we need to make sure that we keep those open.” Turgeon said her involvement with IndED is unrelated to her role on the School Board.
IndED Academies is Loudoun’s first micro-school and will follow the homeschool model under the Virginia Standards of Learning, but isn’t done at home or by the parent.
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