Blog Topic: Satisfactory Instruction

How to Measure Home School Education

Are you making the right choice? I have been a home educating parent for a number of years. We have only one child who is now a teenager. Except for a brief experience at public school in grades two and three, he has received the majority of his education here at home. I will admit

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7 Reasons Why Ontario Home Educators Reject Being Monitored

Reasons that some Home Educating Parents/Guardians have rejected local school board attempts to actively monitor their home instruction: 1. They believe that under the Ontario Education Act Section 21(2) that parents may choose to educate their children at home and provide them with satisfactory instruction. 2. If information comes to light that parents may not be

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More Than Satisfactory

“Satisfactory instruction”? The members of the Ontario Federation of Teaching Parents are very interested in providing the very best of instruction for their children. They want instruction to be “more” than “satisfactory.” “Also, unlike most teachers, homeschooling parents *never* lose track of their ‘former students’! We know exactly how each and every one of them

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Comments on Satisfactory Instruction

1. As we know, inquiries can be requested by school boards and conducted by the ministry. They must be conducted under Section 24(2) of the Education Act. This allows the Provincial School Attendance Counsellor (PSAC) to appoint one or more persons who are not employees of the board that operates the school that the child

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Leeds-Grenville Commentary on Satisfactory Instruction

In April 1996 the Education Policy Committee of the Leeds and Grenville County Board of Education proposed a Homeschooling Policy that would self-authorize the Board to require plans and evaluate instruction by parents. This policy was only slightly modified from the Board’’s current policy, with which, for several years, most home-based educators in the United

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