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Home education rises by 65% in UK in last six years

There has been a 65% increase in children recorded as home educated in the UK over six years.

Parents gave reasons including their lifestyle, dissatisfaction or disagreements with local schools, special needs, bullying and religion.

The government says it will continue to "respect the rights of parents to home educate their children".

Branwen Jeffreys reports

  • 21 Dec 2015
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