History of Home Schooling

Home Schooling in the Supreme Court 


Home Schooling Chronology

1960s - Rise of counterculture movements and information on deplorable conditions in public schools cause many to seek other alternatives.

1970s - Religious based groups embrace home schooling.  Estimated 20,000 children home schooled in United States.

1980s - Spread of home schooling from exclusively religious to now secular children increases number from 60,000 in 1983 to 244,000 in 1988.

1990s - Those in favor of home schooling mobilize politically, number estimated to be 1 million.