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If you are currently homeschooling or are considering this for your children, Basic Skills is here to help you. We are committed to working with the homeschool community to assure success in your homeschooling career. With our professional support and encouragement, we hope to give you the assurance of a job well done.

Notes from the Changing World
of Home Education & Basic Skills


Beware of Accreditation

Accreditation comes with a price. 

Many years ago a high-ranking employee from the Oregon Department of Education visited Basic Skills.  After some light conversation, he posed a question.  He asked, “Would Basic Skills consider becoming a charter school?”  His question was purely hypothetical because at this time there were no charter schools in this state.  He was just “testing the waters” knowing what was on the horizon.  I countered with a question of my own.


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