Know the Law For Illinois
- Compulsory Attendance – From 7-17 years of age
- Daily instruction of a child in English – 176 days
- Subjects taught should be equivalent to those taught in public school
- No standardized testing required
- No state accreditation required
- No home visits required
- No record of attendance – although advisable to do so
- No state requirement for parents to initiate any contact
Library Resource Material
Homeschooling: A Family’s Journey/Millman, Gregory & Martine – 371.042/MIL
The Homeschooling Book of Lists/Leppert, Michael & Mary – 371.042/LEP
Family Matters:Why Homeschooling Makes Sense/Guterson, David – 371.042/GUT
The Little Book of Big Reasons to Homeschool/D’Escoto, David – 371.042/DES
Home School Heroes: The Struggle & Triumph of Home Schooling in America/Klicka, Christopher – 371.042/KLI
School Starts at Home: Simple Ways to Make Learning Fun/Fuller, Cheri
Have Fun. Learn Stuff. Grow.:Homeschooling and the Curriculum of Love/Albert, David – 371.042/ALB
100 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum/Duffy, Cathy
The McGraw Hill Homeschooling Companion/Saba, Laura
Homeschooling: Take a Deep Breath – You Can Do This
Bittner, Terrie Lynn – 371.042/BIT
Homeschooling Methods: Seasoned Advice on Learning Styles/Suarez, Paul & Gena – 371.042/HOM
The Homeschooling Option: How to Decide When It’s Right for Your Family/Rivero, Lisa – 371.042/RIV
The Homeschool Reader: Collected Articles from Home Education Magazine/Hegener, Mark 371.042/HOM
College-Prep Homeschooling: Your Complete Guide to Homeschooling Through High School/Byers,David P. – 371.042/BYE
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Homeschool Legal Defense Association
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