Home Education

Home education (U.K. term), or homeschooling (U.S. term), describes an education based in the home rather than in an institution and one that is facilitated by parents rather than teachers. Whereas a school education takes place in a specific location, home-based education is likely to have a more transient focus as parents and children make educational visits, attend social gatherings, and join other group activities outside the home. Though school is the most widely preferred form of education for the majority of families and governments, home education in the United Kingdom, the United States, and many other nations is a fundamental right that parents are at liberty to implement.

The Law

The U.S. Constitution does not regulate homeschooling; this is left to the individual states. According to ...

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