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Idaho Homeschool History, Part Six

  Idaho Homeschool History Part Six   The Dawning Age of Homeschooling   Idaho Education Code 33-202 in 1992 read:   33-202  SCHOOL ATTENDANCE COMPULSORY…Unless the child is otherwise comparably instructed, the parent or guardian shall cause the child to attend a public, private or parochial school…   At the advice of Representative Tilman, in 1993, the Idaho Coalition of Home Educators began hosting an annual Legislative Day at the Idaho Capitol.  They asked homeschool families to bake homemade pies to serve

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Idaho Homeschool History, Part Five

Part Five The Dawning Age of Homeschooling   by Linda Patchin   Idaho Code 33-202 in the early 1990’s read: 33-202 SCHOOL ATTENDANCE COMPULSORY… Unless the child is otherwise comparably instructed, as may be determined by the board of trustees of the school district in which the child resides, the parent or guardian shall cause the child to attend a public, private or parochial school…   Going through hard times can be difficult. They may cause some people to lose their resolve, or become

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Idaho Homeschool History, Part Four

Idaho Homeschool History Part Four The Dark Ages of Idaho Homeschooling Click on the links to access Part One, Part Two, or Part Three by Linda Patchin   Idaho Code 33-202 in the 1980’s and early 1990’s read: 33-202 SCHOOL ATTENDANCE COMPULSORY…Unless the child is otherwise comparably instructed, as may be determined by the board of trustees of the school district in which the child resides, the parent or guardian shall cause the child to attend a public, private or parochial school…  

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Idaho Homeschool History, Part Three

Idaho Homeschool History Part 3   by Linda Patchin Click here to read Part One or Part Two first. Idaho Code 33-202 in the 1980’s read: 33-202 SCHOOL ATTENDANCE COMPULSORY… Unless the child is otherwise comparably instructed, as may be determined by the board of trustees of the school district in which the child resides, the parent or guardian shall cause the child to attend a public, private or parochial school…   Society has some selfish interest in seeing that everyone…gets some education. A

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Idaho Homeschool History, Part Two

The Dark Ages of Idaho Homeschooling Idaho Homeschool History Part Two   by Linda Patchin Haven’t read Part One? Click here first. Idaho Code 33-202 in the 1980’s read: 33-202 SCHOOL ATTENDANCE COMPULSORY…Unless the child is otherwise comparably instructed, as may be determined by the board of trustees of the school district in which the child resides, the parent or guardian shall cause the child to attend a public, private or parochial school…   Have you ever been driving along on a highway when

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Idaho Homeschool History, Part One

Idaho Homeschool History Part One   Did you know that the U.S. Constitution makes no mention of education? It set forth no guidelines on how American children should be educated. Apparently, the founding fathers left it up to individual states, churches and parents to best determine how their children were to be schooled. It turns out that this system worked quite well, creating a highly literate society, that could read the King James Bible, and which could write The Federalist Papers.

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