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Old 12-12-2012, 12:08 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by kuksul08 View Post
It's all about what the student makes of it. Just as many stupid and bad kids come out of private school as public school. Therefore no, my kids will go public school and the money saved could be spent on extracurricular hobbies, sports, projects, etc that will be much more fun and educational in the long run.
This is an important point. One of the things many private schools seem to have over public schools nowadays is the ability to provide really good extracurricular programs (sports, music, drama, art, etc.). So part of the question becomes whether there are good alternative programs in your community to fill that gap for your kid and his or her personal interests.
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