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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – As parents grow increasingly frustrated with remote learning during the pandemic, some are deciding to pull their children out of school and try teaching them on their own.

The Wall Street Journal reports in North Carolina, the state’s home-school monitoring website crashed on the first day of enrollment and more than 18,800 families filed to operate a homeschool from July 1 to Jan. 22 – more than double the school year before.

In Connecticut, the number of students who left public schools to be homeschooled jumped fivefold this school year, to 3,500. In Nebraska, the number of home-schooled students jumped 56% to 13,426, according to state education officials.

To hear more about the jump in homeschooling during the pandemic, click on the video.

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