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Québec update: Western Québec School Board’s proposed homeschooling policy

By Louise Frazer Homeschooling parents find some school boards are easier to deal with than others. Western Québec is one that has a reputation among homeschooling families for being particularly difficult. Homeschooling parents on the WQSB territory have frequently...

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Government letters: who’s asking for them and how does HSLDA help?

For many homeschool families the sight of a letter on government letterhead raises many questions. Why did we receive this? What information are they asking for? How much information should I give? What kind of authority will speak on...

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More money for School Boards: Does it impact homeschoolers?

By Louise Frazer Most of our Quebec members have probably already heard the announcement by the Québec Minister of Education to significantly increase the amount allotted to school boards for each homeschooled child. This was prompted by the sudden...

Homeschooling Your Preschooler: An entirely doable task

By Barbara Postma When our first child turned 3, people started asking if we were going to enroll her in Junior Kindergarten. I replied that, no, we intended to home educate our daughter once she reached official school age....

Making a Decision About Preschool: Educating at home versus enrolling in public school

By Barbara Postma Pressure to enroll As our children reach the ages of 3 and 4, the inevitable question that comes is “Have you enrolled them in Junior Kindergarten yet?” Possibly, depending on your situation and the choices of...

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Homeschool Insurance or Most Frequently Asked Questions, Part 2

Homeschool support groups often organize weekly or monthly meetings, not to mention the occasional field trip. Historically, the insurance of the venue would cover the homeschool group attendees. This is becoming less and less expected. In fact, lack of...

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