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homeschool Line breaks: home|school
Pronunciation: /ˈhəʊmskuːl/

Definition of homeschool in English:


[with object]
Educate (one’s child) at home instead of sending them to a school.
Example sentences
  • Their options now will be private schools or home-schooling.
  • Within the last decade, however, home-schooling has become part of the mainstream in education reform discussions.
  • A lot of home-schooling organizations offer opportunities to link such students.


Example sentences
  • Calvin McCarter, a fifth grade home-schooler from Jenison, MI, beat a roomful of older kids Wednesday, making him one of the two youngest students ever to win the competition.
  • Michelle Malkin blasts the California education bureaucracy's effort to drive home-schoolers out of business.
  • But many schools are indeed quite decent - even if not great - and if home-schoolers withdraw their kids from that school, then they need to be able to provide at least a minimal quality education, and prove that they're doing so.
Example sentences
  • There are a wide variety of accountability laws regarding home schooling.
  • We started our second year of homeschooling in September.
  • There a group of moms started talking about homeschooling at playgroup.
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