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Austin Texas Homeschooling

Homeschooling is a popular alternative to public school. In Texas, home schools are treated much as private schools and the requirements for Texas homeschooling are quite lenient. Learn more about the legal requirements for Texas homeschooling and find support groups and activities for Austin home schooling parents and students.

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Austin Area Homeschoolers Newcomers' Guide
This excellent guide, available online or as a downloadable PDF version, answers numerous questions about homeschooling in Austin and Texas as well as describing the activities and resources available through AAH.

Austin Area Homeschoolers
This inclusive group for all homeschoolers has monthly meetings and regularly scheduled activities for parents and kids including soccer days, park days, chess club, and much more. No dues; open to all in the Austin area.

CHEACT
The Christian Home Educators Association (CHEA) of Central Texas (Austin) provides support and information on home schooling. See the More Support Group links for contact information for other home schooling groups around or near Travis County.

Craigslist | Lessons & Tutoring in Austin
Browse daily listings of individuals, groups, and local businesses offering language, music, craft, and other lessons including individualized tutoring primarily in and around Austin.

FAQs on Homeschooling in Texas
The Texas Home School Coalition has answers to many questions such as notifying the school district when removing a child from public school, graduation requirements, driver's ed, finding curriculum, curfew laws, and the politics of homeschooling.

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Heathen Homeschoolers of Austin
This moderated Yahoo! Groups is for all races, creeds, and religions including Pagans, Buddists, Athiests, Christians, and Wiccans.

Homefries
This email discussion group is for homeschooled students in the Austin area.

Homeschooling Groups in Texas
If located in an area around but not in Austin, find homeschool groups and email discussion groups throughout the state including San Antonio, Wimberley, New Braunfels, and other parts of Central Texas.

HSLDA - Texas
Read headlines from around Texas related to homeschoolers and the law gathered by the Home School Legal Defense Association.

Publications
Subscribe to the free Texas Home School Review or the ALERT newsletter from the Texas Home School Coalition.

Texas Home Educators
In addition to resources for new homeschoolers get details on events for homeschooling parents and students.

Texas Home School Coalition - Texas Education Code
Laws about home schools in Texas.

Texas Home School Coalition
Among the resources available you'll find various lists, sample letters, and info packs, some in PDF format, for those getting started in homeschooling in Texas.

THSC Events
Check the calendar for Austin events of interest to home schooling families.

Waldorf Home Schooling
Information on home schooling options for parents investigating Waldorf schools as a possible alternative for their children.

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