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Topic - Brian D. Ray
It's not uncommon for former government officials or politicians to enter academia when they leave Washington. Former Rep. Ron Paul has gone a few steps further by creating his very own curriculum.
A rising number of Muslim-Americans are embracing home-schooling, shaking off the stigma that taking their children out of the public school system would increase the community's isolation and cultural distance from the American mainstream.
"Many mom and pop businesses started up in the last 20 or 30 years and created curricula. Most of them are not accredited, and they don't have to be," Mr. Ray said.
There's nothing keeping a private school or any other institution that doesn't take tax dollars, Mr. Ray added, from implementing such a curriculum.