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Home Schooling

Scope Note: 
Provision of compulsory education in the home as an alternative to traditional public/private schooling -- often motivated by parental desire to exclude their children from the traditional school environment (Note: Do not confuse with "Home Instruction" or "Home Study")
Category: Educational Process: Societal Perspectives
Broader Terms
Compulsory Education
Narrower Terms
N/A
Use this term instead of
Homeschooling
Related Terms
Home Programs
Nontraditional Education
Parent Student Relationship
Parents
Parents as Teachers
Private Education
School Attendance Legislation
Added to ERIC: 10/27/1982