ERIC Number: ED310840
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Home Schooling: A Primer for State Legislators.
State Legislative Report, v14 n1 Jan 1988
This primer for state legislators discusses reasons for the current increase in home schooling and describes legislative actions regulating home schooling. In regards to guidelines for making workable laws regarding home schooling, attention is given to: (1) requiring communication between parent and school; (2) establishing minimum standards for home schools; (3) establishing accountability procedures and mechanisms for evaluating a student's progress; and (4) imposing sanctions on home schools that fail to comply with the home schooling laws. Some additional provisions are specified. Instances of state legislation that illustrate the guidelines are described. (RH)
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Home Schooling, Sociocultural Patterns, Standards, State Legislation
National Conference of State Legislatures, Book Order Department, 1050 17th Street, Suite 2100, Denver, CO 80265 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Conference of State Legislatures, Denver, CO.