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how to start to home schooling

My daughter is in high school and wants to be home schooled.Wantting to know what is the nexted step ,Is there a form to sighn at the school?

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Asked by bluestar2112 at 9:32 AM on Jan. 23, 2009 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • Can you home school her? It's my opinion that someone should understand basic grammar/spelling rules before they're allowed to home school their child.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:38 AM on Jan. 23, 2009

  • Leave it to the nasty anons ^^^^

    First you should find out what your states homeschool laws are. Your profile says you're in Illinois (me too).  Here is a link to the Illinois homeschool laws.  You can google them and find them on numerous other sites though...

    Illinois is an easy state to homeschool in.  If your child is in school and y ou'd like to withdraw them, you simply have to mail a letter of intent (certified mail and make a copy for yourself).  Here is a link to a sample...


    Answer by ReneeK3 at 10:53 AM on Jan. 23, 2009

  • Yeah... what ReneeK said.

    Also, contacting some local homeschool support groups (or even joining some online) can be EXTREMELY helpful. Yahoo Groups is a good place to look --- there are a few homeschool groups here on Cafemom that are happy to help, too. You can also ask around at your local YMCA, libraries, scout troops, 4-H clubs, martial arts/dance/gymnastics classes, youth sports leagues, & places of worship --- they can usually point you in the direction of other local HSers.

    Answer by Laura1229 at 12:45 PM on Jan. 23, 2009

  • typos aren't proof that one is incapable of homeschooling.

    Answer by autodidact at 3:32 PM on Jan. 23, 2009

  • Is she having problems at school? Just curious her reason for home schooling. Do you have a good private school in your area? List pro and cons..which is better for her. Check out home schooling groups in your area. IL...Check out Liberty Christian Home School. I will look that info up and PM you. Good Luck on your decision.

    Answer by heavenschild99 at 9:59 PM on Jan. 23, 2009

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