What New Homeschoolers Want to Know
You do not have to have special training or credentials to homeschool in Oregon. The law is easy to follow, and there is no pre-set curriculum or course of study required. There are, however, a few legal requirements. For information about homeschooling laws in Oregon, go to: Complying with Oregon Laws.
With this FAQ we have tried to answer many of the questions we frequently hear.
Some other concerns about homeschooling:
- Compulsory Attendance Laws
- Truants “Masquerading” as Homeschoolers
- Concerns About Children Falling Through The Cracks
- Identifying and Addressing Learning Disorders
- Standardized Testing and Its Victims, by Alfie Kohn
- The Need for Deregulation of Homeschooling, written by a 16 year old homeschooler
This FAQ was compiled by Christine Webb, Deborah Cunefare, and the Oregon Home Education Network and edited by Helen Hegener with contributions by Ann Lahrson-Fisher, author of “Homeschooling in Oregon” and several other titles. For information about this FAQ, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.