How to Start Homeschooling

What you need to know to take your child out of public school and start schooling at home.

| July/August 1972

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    A closer-knit family is just one of the many benefits of homeschooling.

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Following article excerpted from NO MORE PUBLIC SCHOOLS co-published by Random house Inc. This book is for people who:

don't like the public schools and think they have no alternative OR teach in public schools
OR are thinking about making their own school
OR have a school going and are looking for tools to continue, improve, or expand their operation
OR are curious members of the CIA, the State Department of Education, the PTA or other subversive organizations

My purpose is neither to romanticize nor to complain, but to make it possible for people with little or no previous experience to build realistic alternatives to the public school system.

How to Take Your Child Out of Public School


Compulsory Education means that your child must be in school. But there are a number of ways to take your child out of public school and avoid hassles with the authorities too. In the past few years parents have learned to do this in the following ways:

• take your child out of public school and tell the school authorities that you are moving to another state

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