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home·school

 (hōm′sko͞ol′)
v. home·schooled, home·school·ing, home·schools
v.tr.
To instruct (a pupil, for example) in an educational program outside of established schools, especially in a home.
v.intr.
To provide educational instruction in a homeschool.
n.
A school operated outside established educational institutions, especially in a home.

home′school′er n.
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Should the decree leave that impression, it will be difficult later to overcome the perception that the parents agreed not to homeschool. Once again, a future court will be hesitant to change the status quo without a substantial change in circumstances.
New York homeschooling (https://www.hslda.org/hs101/NY.aspx) laws  have mandated that a parent or guardian must submit a notice of intent to homeschool to a school district superintendent in the beginning of the school year or within 14 days of starting a homeschool program during the school year.
Lauderdale, FL, the company is comprised of two divisions with four core programs, its homeschool division (Time4Learning and Time4Writing) and its elementary school division (VocabularySpellingCity and Science4Us).
Featuring multimedia-rich online homeschooling curricula, a learn-at-your-own-pace experience, and 24/7 access to over 140 homeschool courses, Learning By Grace provides a quality education to thousands of homeschooling families around the world.
"Districts have become increasingly attentive to their homeschool population," says Robert Kunzman, an Indiana University education professor who heads the International Center for Home Education Research.
The choice to homeschool can be an unnerving decision.
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Mothers overwhelmingly bear the burden of the "immense emotional, temporal, and physical workloads required to homeschool," Lois explains.
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Perhaps the main accomplishment of the homeschool revolution was the legalization of home education in the late 1980s and early 1990s by every state in the country.