It’s been quite the year of blogging for us, and we have the most popular homeschool blog posts to prove it! Here are the top posts ranked by our readers in 2023:
Although you can formally withdraw your children by phone, letter or in person, we recommend a letter as a hard-copy option that can be used if any legal problems arise.
Here’s an easy guide complete with templates tailored to residents in Kansas or Missouri.
This interview with Scott Woodruff, Senior Counsel at Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), took place after Scott experienced too many questions to answer during one of his sessions at our homeschool conference!
See all the details to understanding the procedures and legalities involved in Missouri homeschooling.
Every homeschool in Kansas is treated as a non-accredited private school, so you need to name it!
Just before you go overboard on names, remember that the school name can appear on official documents like high school transcripts.
See these great ideas for naming your homeschool in a way that won’t haunt your kids for life!
Thinking about homeschooling, but not sure where to start based on your children’s ages?
Check out this great post with points to consider whatever age your children are in order to help them begin homeschooling as smoothly as possible.
We often hear this question from people interested in homeschooling, and it makes sense. After all, we are definitely providing a public good – the education and well-being of the next generation of citizens!
Interested in homeschooling your child with a current 504 plan? Check out these helpful steps before you withdraw your child.
Finland has students ranking highly for critical-thinking skills in science & math. See how homeschooling compares to their teaching methods!
As homeschooling becomes more mainstream, it is becoming more acceptable to compensate a parent to homeschool another family’s child(ren). Since you are the principal of your homeschool, the state considers you ultimately responsible for your student’s education. That responsibility continues even if you sub-contract that out to another teacher or community college, etc.
Come see the most popular homeschool deals and specials for Kansas City area families, compiled by real-life homeschooling veterans over the years.
It’s important to know the steps for a school withdrawal so you don’t disclose more information than you need to. For example, some schools may want parents to sign a withdrawal letter that the school has already written. These are not legally required and we strongly recommend you not sign any pre-formulated withdrawal letters, but come up with your own.
Interested in further homeschool blog posts?
Here are other top posts:
- Record keeping: Standardized ways to track homeschool progress & grades
- First year homeschooling? Avoid these 5 mistakes
- Homeschool resources ‘we can’t live without’
- Creating the best morning routine for your homeschool
- 9 homeschool conference tips for newbies
- 21 outdoor activities for KC-area homeschoolers
- 17 holiday events that homeschoolers enjoy around KC
- 11 early homeschool mistakes to avoid
- 6 “first day of school” homeschool traditions
- 5 tips from a retired homeschool mom
- How Box Tops can help homeschoolers
- Here’s your last-minute conference checklist!
Over the next few days, we’ll be celebrating the holiday season with family and friends and taking some well-earned time off from the office.
If you have any ideas or suggestions for homeschool blog posts in 2024, feel free to add them in a comment below!