COVID-19 is creating new learning models across the globe- so how does the district-owned homeschooling model work?
The new model of district-operated, family-administered education is called
In order for a district to create a partnership with families who want homeschooling, there has to be an intentional plan on how to provide all the help and tools families need. It is critical for districts to distinguish between homeschool curriculum and a full-service homeschool partner. Just as in the public schools, there are several curriculum options to choose from. The most important consideration for a district is finding a true partner, who supports your school and can provide both curriculum and parent support as they start a new journey for their student.
What should districts look for in a homeschooling partner or provider?
• A district partnership with professional support
• Strong acceptance in the home education community
• Academic support services for both the parent and student
• Tools for the parents to assure they they are equipped with what they need to do it well