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Guide to Homeschooling: What Everybody Needs to Know

Is it true that homeschooled children do not get the necessary socialization? Do they suffer negative effects from attending school at home?

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You'll find the answers to these and other questions in this beginner's guide to the world of homeschooling. Browse our extensive library for articles by expert Bright Hub writers about topics like:

  • Comparing home schools to public schools
  • Planning field trips and other learning opportunities
  • Involving kids in sports, arts, music, and physical education
  • Obtaining testing and scores for SAT and ACT
  • Understanding state, federal, and local requirements
  • Reviews of Abeka, Bob Jones, and other curricula

No matter what your level of interest in the benefits of educating a child at home, you'll find a wealth of resources in this essential guide.

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