• Home Education Funding Alberta

How Does Home Education Profit Alberta's Economy

Updated: Aug 3

  1. Home Educated students are given VERY little amounts of funding

  2. Home Educated students do not receive any extra funding grants (Refugee, Metis, English as a 2nd language, nutritional, etc.)

  3. Home Educated students often skip grades and graduate at a younger age therefore they use less funding

  4. Home Educated students begin paying taxes at an earlier age because they have the flexibility to have a full-time job at an young age

  5. Home Educated students are more active in their local communities because they have time to be

  6. Parents do not receive any remuneration; no pension, no fringe benefits, no salary, etc.

  7. There is a very low crime rate among Home Educated students, if any

  8. Home Educated students have a very high level of academic achievements and results

  9. They are psychologically more stable, as there are no influences of bullying, peer pressure, etc.

  10. They are socially more advanced because they are often around adults more

  11. There is no Capital Expenditure costs to Home Education

  12. No Transportation costs

  13. Home Education offers education for families that live in remote areas in Alberta (farmers, oilfield workers, etc.)

  14. Home Education offers education for families that need to travel a lot for work but choose to call Alberta their home

NOTE: One Home School family in Alberta has vouched that they saved Albertan taxpayers over $500,000 by Home Educating their five children.

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