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Nonpublic Education: A Vital Part of U.S. K-12 Education, U..S. Department of Education

Parents have a fundamental right to guide the upbringing of their children, and government has an obligation to respect that right. The nonpublic school community in the United States provides parents with important options for the education of their children. Faith-based and nonsectarian private schools, along with a growing number of children who are homeschooled, account for approximately 13 percent of the school-age population in grades K-12..Source: Nonpublic Education: A Vital Part of U.S. K-12 Education, U..S. Department of Education

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