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State Boards Advised on Home Schools

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State education officials should work both to cooperate with the growing home-schooling movement and to set basic standards for it, the National Association of State Boards of Education suggests in a recent report.

"Tensions over state regulations have been increasing with the recent growth of home instruction and evangelical and fundamentalist Christian schools,'' states the report, which was approved by the NASBE board in June. "Public educators cannot avoid the issue of home schooling.''

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