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homeschooling

[hohm-skoo-ling] /ˈhoʊmˌsku lɪŋ/
noun
1.
the practice of teaching one's own children at home, instead of sending them to school.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90
Related forms
home-schooling, noun

homeschool

[hohm-skool] /ˈhoʊmˌskul/
verb (used with object)
1.
to teach (one's children) at home instead of sending them to school.
verb (used without object)
2.
to educate one's children at home.
noun
3.
a school set up in the home.
Also, home-school.
Related forms
homeschooler, noun
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  • In addition, parents' reasons for homeschooling their children are presented.
Word Origin and History for homeschooling

homeschool

v.

by 1989 (implied in homeschooling), from home (n.) + school (v.). Related: Homeschooled.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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