Getting Started

Recommended Websites

Here’s a list of websites that you may find helpful as you begin your homeschooling journey: 


Homeschool Legal Defense Association

HSLDA is a national membership organization that provides legal protection for homeschool families. Their website contains a wealth of information on such topics as early years, struggling learners, homeschooling through high school, and so much more.


National Home Education Research Institute

NHERI provides empirical research on the topic of home education. We consider them to be the most reputable source for this information.


Homeschool Freedom

This websites provides information on state homeschool organizations all across the country.


Beginning Homeschooling

A great resource for beginners that includes a library of helpful articles.


National Black Home Educators 

NBHE is a member-supported homeschooling organization that has a vision to transform education and families through homeschooling.


HSLDA Military Families

Formerly known as the Homeschool Association for Military Families (HSAMF). Find support specifically for your military installation


SPED Homeschool

Extensive resources for families homeschooling children with special needs.


Homeschooling Backgrounder

Homeschooling Backgrounder’s mission is to promote the use of credible data and reasoned analysis about homeschooling.


Grandparents of Homeschoolers

Grandparents of Homeschoolers is a non-profit ministry uniting all grandparents of homeschoolers under one umbrella — our love for our grandkids! They exist to provide information and resources to grandparents of homeschoolers through a myriad of tools, online and onsite.


Homeschool Idaho provides this listing as a courtesy to our website readers. Inclusion of a group does not constitute Homeschool Idaho endorsement of the group; parents are encouraged to research the philosophy and practices of any group considered.