18 Successful Home-School Alums

18 Ridiculously Successful Home-School Alums

These days there is debate about the best forum for children to receive quality education: public schools, charter schools, private schools, school vouchers, and on and on. Home schooling, while still fringe, is growing in popularity, and some studies have even shown that home-schoolers perform better on standardized tests than public school students.

According to the Institute of Education Statistics, there were 1.5 million home-schooled students in America in 2007 -- that's 2.9 percent of the country's school-age population. Back in 1999, just 1.7 percent was home-schooled.

Below we have compiled a slideshow of 18 instances where home schooling seems to have worked exceptionally well. Let us know what you think of the list in the comments section.

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