PACE holds meet and greet in Wrangell last week
October 3, 2019
PACE, the statewide homeschool program, held a meet and greet at the Stikine
Inn last Wednesday, Sept. 25. Jen Whicker, a contact teacher for PACE, said that the program has been around since 2001 and is one of 15 homeschool providers in the state.
Currently, she said they serve about 310
students across Alaska. About 22 of those kids live in Wrangell. There are several reasons a family might consider homeschooling,
"Sometimes the schools have overcrowding, or kids feel bullied, or their kids aren't learning like they think they should for various reasons, so they can target t...