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  • A Guide to Canadian Homeschooling
    Homeschooling is legal in all of Canada though guidelines differ by province and territory, as education is a provincial rather than a federal issue. This article provides an overview of the legalities of Canadian home education and how to get started.
  • Homeschool Expenses and What Can Be Claimed
    This article provides a comprehensive listing of homeschool expenses and explains which ones qualify for federal and state income tax breaks.
  • Homeschooler's Guide to Umbrella Schools in Maryland
    When you make the choice to homeschool, be sure to familiarize yourself with the laws in your state regarding the process. In Maryland, homeschooling families must work with an umbrella school. The process is not as hard or as intimidating as it might seem. Learn how it works here.
  • Standardized Testing for Homeschooled Students
    Many states require homeschoolers to complete standardized tests at the end of the year. What is required in your state and which test should you use? We answer these questions and more in this guide.
  • Guide to IOWA Testing: Rules for Homeschool
    The Iowa Test of Basic Skills is one of many options available to homeschoolers who want or are required to administer periodic standardized testing to their students. However, there are certain rules parents must follow in order to use this assessment option.
  • Can Homeschooled Families Access Public School Services?
    Though we tend to believe that they are, equal opportunity and equal access are rights not always guaranteed. When parents have decided to teach their own children, they may still want to know if homeschooled families can access public school services. Well, the answer all depends on the state.
  • Basic Look at the Legality of Homeschooling
    Homeschooling laws and legal homeschooling requirements are not complicated to learn and they are worth investigating. Homeschooling offers the potential for young people to experience life and learning in a unique and exciting way, providing a level of learning simply unparalleled.
  • Standardized Tests for Homeschool Students
    Familiarize yourself with homeschool testing and select the right standardized achievement test for your child. Homeschool testing resources are widely available in numerous formats. Read tips on test prep for your child and how to ease the anxiety that the testing process often creates.
  • Homeschool Legally: Texas Homeschool Laws
    Sometimes, a state's low level of involvement in the homeschooling scene can cause a flurry of confusion and the spread of misinformation about leaving public education. Texas homeschool laws place little formality on this route to education for parents and tutors.
  • Homeschool Legally: Colorado Homeschool Laws
    Knowing up-to-date homeschooling regulations is paramount to avoid penalty. Colorado homeschool laws nearly relinquish all rights to teaching the student and supporting this education to the parent. Homeschoolers in this state will find few restrictions for their own private school.
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