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A2Z Homeschool - THE A-to-Z of Homeschooling
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Thoughts & Hard Facts (Directory)

Accreditation of Homeschools?
The controversy about qualifying homeschools. Accrediting agencies and FAQs about accreditation, especially concerning distance learning programs.

Controversy
There are a number of issues that homeschoolers like to debate.

Demographics
Reports of numbers of homeschoolers in various states and countries. Note that this is a work in progress, and never entirely accurate.

Dispelling the Stereotype of Ethnic Prejudice in Homeschooling
AN A to Z ARTICLE
By Hank R. Kraychir. Homeschooling has become mainstream in many ethnic communities, with more people of color now choosing to homeschool their children.


Education Reform
Track what is going on in the name of school reform and alternatives to education.

HeartMath and the Magical Child
AN A to Z ARTICLE
Your guide’s review of Joseph Chilton Pearce speech: “The Heart/Brain Factor.”

Homeschool Blogs
AN A TO Z RESOURCE
Online blog journals, usually the thoughts, opinions and daily life of homeschool families.

Homeschooling Is Best
AN A to Z ARTICLE
Rebuttal to Tracy Pope, author of “Classroom is Best” in the August “Bay Area Parent.” By your Homeschooling Guide.

HSLDA and HSLDA/F Consumer Information
AN A to Z ARTICLE
There are many different opinions about HSLDA. How to shop and compare, should you desire prepaid legal insurance regarding your homeschool efforts.

John Taylor Gatto
AN A to Z ARTICLE
Gatto was, at various times, Teacher of the Year for New York City or State. He currently speaks around the country about what is wrong with the public school system.

News About Homeschooling
Links to homeschooling news stories and commentaries about what’s in the news.

Numbers of Homeschoolers in USA
AN A TO Z RESOURCE
I generated these numbers from the Kids Count 2010 data and reports of the numbers of homeschoolers registered in some states and extrapolated the numbers to all states in 2012.

Public “Homeschool” Programs
The homeschooling community constantly debates on whether or not it is wise to participate in public school-sponsored programs.

Ravage of Home Education Through Exclusion By Religion
AN A to Z ARTICLE
Raymond S. Moore’s white paper about what Michael Farris and HSLDA (Home School Legal Defense Association) are up to.

Research
Research that helps to explain why homeschooling is effective.

Resources
Read about the plans of educators and legislators for the education of our children.


School Issues
Essays about the decline of the public school system.


Testing Homeschoolers
AN A to Z ARTICLE
Are the children learning? Should you test? Must you test? How to find tests.

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