A Sampling of Homeschooling Resources

A Sampling of Homeschooling Resources
July 1, 2000



ORGANIZATIONS

Home School Legal Defense Association

17333 Pickwick Drive

Purcellville, VA 20132

540/338-5600

http://www.hslda.org

HSLDA is an advocacy group offering legal advice and representation in homeschool court cases. Its Web site provides news about homeschooling, answers to frequently asked questions, a searchable "Issues Library," a calendar of events, and links to a variety of other Web sites of interest to homeschooling parents. By selecting a specific state, parents can access a summary of laws affecting homeschooling in that state, together with contact information for state organizations that support homeschooling.



National Home Education Research Institute

P.O. Box 13939

Salem, OR 97309

503/364-1490

http://www.nheri.org/

NHERI provides research and technical reports on home education, serving as a clearinghouse for home educators, researchers, and policy-makers. Aims to educate the public about research findings on home education.



National Homeschool Association

P.O. Box 327

Webster, NY 14580-0327

513/772-9580

http://www.n-h-a.org

NHA advocates individual choice and freedom in education and aims to educate the public about home education.


PUBLICATIONS AND WEB SITES



Home Education Magazine

http://www.home-ed-magazine.com/index.html

A leading homeschool periodical, offering news and advice for new and experienced homeschoolers. The Web site offers news and advice, chat rooms, a searchable archive, legal information by state, lists of support groups, and links to resources including books, curricula, and other Web sites.



The Teaching Home

http://www.teachinghome.com/

A homeschool magazine written and published by homeschooling parents and kids, with a Christian emphasis. Web site offers a list of support groups, links to book and curriculum suppliers, and Q&A section for new or prospective homeschoolers.



Jon's Homeschool Resource Page

http://www.midnightbeach.com/hs/

A popular Web site created and maintained by a homeschooling father who favors the "unschooling" approach. Offers online essays, handbooks, and an extensive list of resources, including support groups, links to homeschool sites representing the diverse array of homeschool philosophies, and college information for homeschool graduates.



Learn in Freedom

http://learninfreedom.org/hsguides.html



Karl M. Bunday's "Learn in Freedom" Web site offers the most complete guide to homeschool resources--by country, state, social group, and intended audience. The site also lists how-to books on homeschooling.


CATALOGS

Complete Home Learning Source Book
By Rebecca Rupp, Crown Publishers, 201 East 50th Street, New York, NY 10022, 212/751-2600. This 865-page catalog lists hundreds of products from educational books to games, from videos to curriculum guides.