The pandemic pushed more families to homeschool; many are sticking with it
Elijah was diagnosed with ADHD in the summer of 2021, just before his sixth-grade year. He was back on campus and his school granted him accommodations, such as additional testing times and help with incomplete assignments, but Mozian noticed that Elijah was expected to advocate for himself – and he didn’t want to be singled out. His grades dropped abruptly. Combined with what she saw as a stressful environment of COVID-19 restrictions, Mozian realized that school wasn’t working for her son.