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Frequently Asked Questions about Home Education

The United States has far more homeschoolers than any other country, and the bulk of published research has been conducted in that context.  For a FAQ focused specifically on U.S. homeschooling, please click here.

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What are the legal requirements for homeschooling? [Display/hide answer]

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Why do parents decide to educate their children at home? [Display/hide answer]

How does homeschoolers’ academic performance compare with other students? [Display/hide answer]

Do homeschoolers lack opportunities for socialization? [Display/hide answer]

How do homeschoolers turn out as adults? [Display/hide answer]

How does the increasing use of technology in education affect home education? [Display/hide answer]