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Homeschool Links

Links to legal, educational, and local resourches for homeschool families

If you are homeschooling or considering it, here are online resources which you might find useful, suggested by local homeschool families and groups, as well as other libraries.

National Links and Resources

  • Cathy Duffy Homeschool Curriculum Reviews
    Extensive and detailed reviews of homeschool curricula and resources, with advice on how to select what's best for your family.
  • A to Z Homeschooling
    An informative and well-maintained site with links to a variety of homeschooling programs and free online resources
  • Home Educators Resource Directory
    Comprehensive resources for the home educator: advice, product reviews, support groups.
  • Homeschool Diner
    Articles, curriculum ideas, and a good description of various homeschooling approaches and tools, and how to decide which is best for your family
  • Khan Academy
    Free online courses for K through college-aged on a wide range of subjects
  • Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA)
    Tips on getting started, teaching, and legal requirements for homeschooling for each state. Advocates for the rights of homeschoolers and the right of parents to direct their children's education. Christian organization that works on behalf of both secular and religious homeschoolers.
  • National Home Education Research Institute
    National non-profit that specializes in homeschool research, facts, statistics, scholarly articles, and information.

Illinois Links and Resources

Local Links and Resources