WHAT IS HOMESCHOOLING?

What is Homeschooling?

Now legal in all fifty states, homeschooling is becoming a much more mainstream and widely selected education alternative, with families choosing this route for a wide variety of reasons.

What is Homeschooling?

Why Do Families Homeschool?

Whatever the reasoning, homeschooling is rarely a spur-of-the-moment decision. Instead, it is an intentional choice made because the family believes that it is the best decision for the current situation.

Why Do Families Homeschool?

How Do Families Homeschool?

The who, what, when, and where of homeschool families is a personal choice based on the needs of the students in each individual family. Part of the joy…

How Do Families Homeschool?

Is Homeschooling Legal?

While at one time most children were educated at home by their parents or private tutors, by the 20th century compulsory education laws reduced home educators almost exclusively …

Is Homeschooling Legal?

What is Required in My State?

While homeschooling is legal in all US states, the laws and regulations governing homeschoolers vary widely depending upon your state of residence. Some states have almost no regulation …

What is Required in My State?

What About Common Core?

The Common Core Standards and their implementation have caused understandable concern among homeschoolers. By becoming educated, preparing our children …

What About Common Core?

What About Standardized Tests?

As homeschooling parents, the knowledge we gain from one-on-one time spent with our students is much more valuable than what we will learn from standardized testing. However…

What About Standardized Tests?

Homeschool Terminology

Whether you have been homeschooling for a while or are brand new to the community, you have probably run across homeschool terminology that just leaves you scratching your head. Homeschooling…

Homeschool Terminology