Actually, many parents and kids choose to take the route of homeschooling, or online learning. You may be interested in Education.com's special edition on homeschooling (included in the Resources section below) - it contains informative articles on whether homeschooling is right for your family, and tips for starting the homeschooling journey.
Homeschooling is not for everyone, but it can be a rewarding and beneficial experience for many kids. Every year, more than three children are homeschooled. Read on for more information about whether it's a good fit for you.