Homeschooling in the United States/Related Articles
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- Education : Learning and teaching activities for the purpose of acquiring knowledge, skills or social norms.
- Homeschooling : Education of school-age children in the home instead of in a school.
- History of education in the United States : The origin, development, nature, and functions of learning and learning institutions in the United States, including during colonial times.
- : (1923-1985) U.S. educator who championed school reform and developed the philosophy behind "unschooling", a term which he coined in the 1970s.
- Unschooling : Methods of education that do not resemble schools, primarily indicating a lack of heavy reliance on textbooks or time spent at desks, often with parents aiding the child in exploring his or her interests.
- Charter school : (US) A publicly funded school established by parents, teachers, or interested community groups and operating independently under the terms of a contract with a local or national governmental entity.
- : (US) Financial aid extended to parents of school age children which can then be used to offset expenses of their children's education at any school of their choice, public or private.
- McGuffey Readers : A set of highly influential school textbooks used in the 19th and early 20th centuries in the elementary grades in the United States.
- : A 1925 decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in which it was decided that an Oregon state voter initiative which effectively required parents in the state to send their children to a public school was unconstitutional as it violated the Due Process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.
- Farrington v. Tokushige : Add brief definition or description
- Meyer v. Nebraska : 1923 U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down a Nebraska law forbidding the teaching of modern languages other than English to young schoolchildren.
- Runyon v. McCrary : Add brief definition or description
- : 2000 U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down a Washington state law authorizing courts to grant visitation rights to children over the objections of their parents based on the child's "best interests" as interpreted by the court.