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Homeschool Supporters Crush Plans for Greater Oversight

By Vanessa Rancaño, KQED News/The California Report

Two legislative proposals aimed at providing greater oversight of California's estimated 15,000 homeschools died this week after a massive lobbying effort waged by parents and homeschool supporters.

Homeschools are private schools under California law. Neither the state, county or local district has any legal responsibility to monitor conditions, or oversee academics. Kids don’t have to meet standards or take standardized tests.

Read the complete story at KQED News/The California Report.