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Homeschooling.

I am thinking of homeschooling my children. In fact my husband and I are positive that we want to.

My oldest is only 4, so I do still have a year to look into it. I am trying to find more info. and was wondering if anyone knew of any helpful websites on " how to start " . Basically if there are "rules" or guidelines that I have to follow, if there are certain things that I have to prove that I have taught, etc.

we live in ohio.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:45 PM on May. 3, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • http://www.hslda.org/laws/analysis/Ohio.pdf
    bdflykisses

    Answer by bdflykisses at 10:47 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • This site has some good information- http://homeschooling.gomilpitas.com/laws/blOH.htm. I would also call your local district to see if they require anything extra and to make sure you have all the up to date info about homeschooling in your area.

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 10:48 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • I like sonlight curriculum. I also like the idea of unschooling as a form of homeschooling. The pdf link I posted is the laws in Ohio on homeschooling.
    bdflykisses

    Answer by bdflykisses at 10:49 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • We are about to start homeschooling our DD, and I am SO excited about it! Here is the HSLDA (Home School Legal Defense Association) and they can tell you all of the laws for your state... HSLDA is a VERY useful resource (and required membership for some umbrella schools) http://www.hslda.org/hs/state/OH/
    CeeCee333

    Answer by CeeCee333 at 10:51 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • thank you all very much !
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 10:57 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • I saw some magazines at the library about homeschooling and I'm sure they would have other resources as well.
    Kitkat61277

    Answer by Kitkat61277 at 11:25 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • I'm in Ohio too. Check out our state page too. http://education.ohio.gov/GD/Templates/Pages/ODE/ODEDetail.aspx?Page=3&TopicRelationID=698&Content=101367 I belong to HLSDA, but you don't want to use that as your only source. I'd like to suggest you join Happyhomeschoolers group for you to join here, on CM.

    Christine0813

    Answer by Christine0813 at 9:27 AM on May. 4, 2011

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