Each state has their own laws and regulations about homeschooling. The perfect reference for you is the Home School Legal Defense Association. They will send you all the information about homeschooling in your state you can imagine (and some you can't!). They will even connect you with homeschoolers in your area if you want. You can hire them for only $100 a year. In the unlikely case that anyone would challenge your homeschooling they will immediately run to your aid and keep trouble away. They are an excellent group, and worth their weight in gold to homeschoolers. Much of their info is free, regardless of whether you hire them or not. In fact, you can immediately learn the laws of your state by accessing their website. All states allow homeschooling. Typically, a state's statutes, through a court ruling, an attorney general opinion, or a regulation that interprets a school attendance law to include homeschooling, consider homeschooling a legitimate option for meeting compulsory education requirements. Because each state regulates homeschooling differently, parents should examine local laws and consult with other homeschoolers before proceeding. In every state, parents must, at a minimum, notify a state or local education agency of their intent to educate their children at home and identify the children involved. Several states require the submission of proposed curricula and tests or have educational requirements for parents. A few even test parents. Only Michigan requires certified teachers to be involved in homeschooling programs, but the state allows parents to choose a program's teacher and does not specify a minimum level of teacher supervision. (Michigan courts have excused parents from the certification requirement if they have religious objections.) The U.S. Supreme Court has not ruled explicitly on homeschooling, but it did rule against compulsory school requirements in Wisconsin v. Yoder (1972). The Supreme Court has also upheld the right, subject to reasonable state requirements, of parents to direct the education of their children. [The answer above is excerpted from a homeschooling brochure written by Patricia M. Lines, Senior Research Analyst, National Institute on Educational Governance, Finance, Policymaking and Management, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education.]
Homeschooling is governed by state law, and laws can be quite different from one state to the next. The best place to find out about laws in your state would be from a local homeschooling support group.
i homeschool and i say the downside IS EVERYTHING
Visit hslda.org. They have lots of info. by state. To see how other families are homeschooling successfully, visit http://www.homeschool-rewards.com Blessings
Adolf Hitler banned homeschooling in 1938, and the law must have stuck.
No, it is considered homeschooling.
is there any homeschooling that is not online
Homeschooling laws vary from state to state. The best place to find the requirements in your state is to start with a homeschooling support group.
it depends on what type of homeschooling your doing but with most homeschooling you get better grades because everything is open book and you can use the internet on any question even tests, well this is for internet homeschooling.
Homeschooling is free! But you have to buy the supplies you need.
I think homeschooling be accepted because i love chesse!!!!!!!!!!
My parents started homeschooling me when I was in third grade. I loved it!
I'm not sure if I've ever seen an article on the downsides to homeschooling - there are just too many advantages! A study was completed last year which you may be interested in reading: Perhaps a downside could be burnout by parents, partcularly if they've been homeschooling several children for several years. Good luck! Since you asked, NBC did a "Law and Order - Special Victims Unit" on homeschooling being a cover for child abuse. (Go to nbc.com and search for articles on homeschooling.) However, I think that is a grossly inaccurate portrayal of most homeschooling families. Like the last person said, there are only too many advantages to homeschooling that outweigh any "dangers or disadvantages."
There are many stories on homeschooling forums about the cons of homeschooling. Most of these revolve around socialization and not having the children integrated into society.
Yes, homeschooling is free, what isn't free is the teaching materials.
Homeschooling is the practice of a parent or tutor educating a child from their own home.
Homeschooling is in fact legal in all of the Australian states and territories.
If you can do it.
Secular Homeschooling - magazine - was created in 2007.
Ignitium Christian Academy offers homeschooling in Mississippi. K12 International Academy also offers private and rigorous online homeschooling programs in Mississippi.
Homeschooling usually doesn't cost anything, unless you pay a private tutor.
Sure. Just leave the school you are currently in, and start homeschooling!
There is a lot of information about homeschooling and there are a to of websites such as homeedmag.com, www.home-school.com, homeschoolcentral.com who are specialized in that area.
Homeschooling is not a paying job. Parents who don't like public education and aren't satisfied with the local private schools have the option of homeschooling their kids in some states. If you're talking about teaching other people's kids in their homes, then you are talking about tutoring, not homeschooling.
Totally! I do it.