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This post briefly reviews Allan G. Osborne, Jr., “IDEA and Alternative Education Choices: Legal Issues” in School Business Affairs 74, no. 10 (November 2008): 24-26.

Osborne, Jr., an authority on special education law, here explains the rights accorded homeschooled children by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). (more…)

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This post briefly reviews Lisa Rivero’s The Homeschooling Option: How to Decide When It’s Right for Your Family(New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2008).

Rivero, author of two previous books on home-based education, Gifted Education Comes Home : A Case for Self-Directed Homeschoolingand Creative Home Schooling: A Resource Guide for Smart Familieshere provides the latest in a long line of introductory books aimed at parents thinking about homeschooling and looking for advice.  Much of the book is similar to other books of this genre, but there are a few features that make it worth a brief notice in this blog on homeschool research.  (more…)

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