Go to www.deseretnews.com to read the entire article on the affects of the economy on home schooling.
Some parents are having to give up home schooling to work in this downturned economy. Children are doing more jobs around the house and making money to help the families.
Nationally the 2007 data showed about 1.5 million home schools, an increase of 8% over the previous year. Some home school experts think that actually more home schools will appear during the recession.