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10 Education Resources in San Antonio Every Homeschooler Should Know About

Some education resources are obvious, some are under-utilized by homeschoolers, and some just don't make the average homeschooler's radar. 1. San Antonio Public Library This may seem like a "duh" kind of choice but many homeschoolers don't realize the variety of resources offered by the San Antonio library. There are…

10 Education Resources in San Antonio Every Homeschooler Should Know About (part 2: 6-10)

Some education resources are obvious, some are under utilized by homeschoolers, and some just don't make the average homeschooler's radar. 6. Scholastic Warehouse Sale Every December and May Scholastic has a warehouse sale for Book Fair volunteers, school employees, and teachers--that includes homeschoolers. Everything is discounted up to 80% and…

A Course of Study in Good Citizenship: Lower Elementary

One of the few requirements for homeschooling in Texas is to have a curriculum that provides for a course of study in good citizenship. For high schoolers, this seems relatively clear since most public high school students take a one semester government class. However, there isn't any such designated class for…

A Course of Study in Good Citizenship: Upper Elementary

One of the few requirements for homeschooling in Texas is to have a curriculum that provides for a course of study in good citizenship. For high schoolers, this seems relatively clear since most public high school students take a one semester government class. However, there isn't any such designated class…

Austin Area Field Trip Ideas

One of the advantages of homeschooling is that you can go on field trips whenever you want and have far more options on where you can go. What follows is a list  Austin Area Field Trip destinations, all of these should be within a 2 hour drive of San Antonio.…

College Information for Homeschoolers

As part of the transfer and site redesign, I’m moving all of the college information to my DIY College Rankings website. I’m working on a section for just homeschoolers. If you’re looking for college information specific to Texas, click on Texas College Resources.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Homeschooling in Texas

Is it legal? Who do I have to register with or report to? What is a letter of intent? Is there a required curriculum? Does the school district have to approve my curriculum? Do I have to have specific qualifications to homeschool? Do I have join a homeschool group? What…

Home Schools are Private Schools in Texas–For Now

Homeschoolers in Texas are incredibly fortunate because a "home school" is considered the equivalent of an unaccredited private school. And after hearing what it takes to homeschool in states such as Pennsylvania, most welcome any legislation that reinforces such a definition. But just because a bill uses the term "home…

Homeschoolers Misinforming Homeschoolers

It’s bad enough that public school officials give out bad information on homeschooling requirements such as requesting to view potential homeschoolers’ curriculum. What’s worst is when a homeschool organization contributes to the misinformation. The following is the FEAST (Family Educators Alliance of South Texas) website information for new homeschoolers. Home…

Homeschooling Guide to San Antonio and Texas: a Free eBook

Who Should Read this Book This book is for two groups of people. The first are homeschoolers who have just moved to San Antonio or are planning to do so. You already know how to homeschool, you just want a quick survey of the local home school landscape. Here you’ll…

 

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