Homeschooling | While the state’s high court reviews the legality and latitude of officials to request proof of education, experts insist homeschool law is unlikely to change
by Katie Gaultney
Posted 11/04/15, 04:23 pm
DALLAS—The Texas Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week in a case that at first glance would appear to have far-reaching effects on the state’s more than 120,000 homeschool families—about one-sixth of the nation’s total homeschool population.
At issue is how much latitude local and state officials have in requesting proof—in the form of lesson plans or curricula—that homeschool students are being educated in a way that satisfies vague standards laid out by the Texas Education Agency.