Homeschooling is a very popular educational choice today.
However, there are many different views and it would be an understatement to define Homeschooling as controversial. There is an innate struggle between the role of the state and the role of parents when people choose to home school.
There are no federal laws governing homeschooling.
Homeschooling varies from state to state, and then within those states, there are various differences between school districts. If you are planning on Homeschooling your children, your first step is to know and understand your state laws regarding schooling your children at home.
Not only does each state have it’s own set of laws, but there are also several options that many states have enabling parents to home school legally.
Once you know the homeschooling laws in your state, and choose one of the legal Homeschooling options available, you are protected from harassment. Many times public and school officials simply do not understand what homeschooling are in place and begin harassing families who are in full agreement with the law. If truant officers, school superintendents, principals, or teachers are harassing you then you should contact a lawyer and seek legal action.
A lawyer will review your case and your homeschooling records and will be able to assist you. Sometimes, cases of harassment may be resolved simply by having a lawyer inform the officials that you are in full compliance with the law.