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Homeschooling Background and Basics

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Learn why homeschooling works and explore the many options for educating your kids at home.
  1. Start Homeschooling Today!
  2. What is Homeschooling?
  3. Making the Decision
  4. Why Does Homeschooling Work?
  1. Record Keeping and Regulations
  2. Life While Homeschooling
  3. Myths and Misconceptions
  4. From Homeschool to College

Start Homeschooling Today!

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You can begin homeschooling anytime, anyplace. Here are some quick tips to get you started.

What is Homeschooling?

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Find out how modern homeschooling began and get answers to common questions.

Making the Decision

What are the risks and benefits of homeschooling? How can you make it fit into your life? Learn how to evaluate your options and find out solutions to common problems.

Why Does Homeschooling Work?

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Homeschooling offers many advantages over traditional school models. Experts agree homeschooling's flexibility helps kids develop their creativity and critical thinking skills.

Record Keeping and Regulations

It's helpful to keep records of your child's homeschooled years. Find a system that works for you -- it doesn't have to be elaborate or time-consuming.

Life While Homeschooling

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Find out how homeschooling parents take care of their children's educational needs along with all the other things they do.

Myths and Misconceptions

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Chances are you've heard some of these claims about homeschooling. Here's the story behind the cliches

From Homeschool to College

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Homeschooling is great preparation for the self-direction and independence college demands. Here's how to help your college-bound students take the next step in their education.

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