Homeschooling in Mahoning Valley Increasing

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In Mahoning County, the number of homeschooled children increased by 66% from the 2017-18 to the 2022-23 school year.

In Columbiana and Trumbull counties, the increase was 56.5% and 75%, respectively, over that same time period.

Traci Hostetler, superintendent of the Educational Service Center of Eastern Ohio, attributes the initial upsurge in the number of homeschooled students to the pandemic.

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