Links to local and state-run alternative schools.
EHO: Homeschool Facts
A good place to start to decide whether homeschooling is right for you and your child.
Georgia Department of Education
Legal requirements, testing information and Frequently Asked Questions from the source.
You Can Homeschool
Information on getting started with homeschooling.
Georgia Home Education Association
A comprehensive resource for homeschoolers in Georgia with a Christian perspective.
Georgia Virtual Academy
Although, considered a public school in Georgia, many parents considering homeschooling their children inquire about applying to the GVA.
Home Education Information Resource (HEIR)
Non-denominational homeschool resource, including curriculum resources, legal advice, on-line forums and more.
Home School Legal Defense Association
A nonprofit, national legal advocacy organization comprised of families who homeschool their children.
Homeschool Resource Guide
A useful guide to homeschooling resources created by Athens Regional Library System.
Homeschooler in Georgia
Online communities devoted to homeschooling in Georgia.
Homeschooling Support Groups In South Metro Atlanta
Parents Educating Parents & Professionals
Provides training on positive communication between parents and schools, supplying information, referral, training and assistance to enhance the quality of life for all children with disabilities.
Brainfuse is an online tutoring and skill-building service available for free through the library. Live, online tutors are available from 2pm-11pm daily, and practice tests and other portions of the site are available at any time.
Family Learning Online
Standardized tests available for purchase.
Self-paced practice exams for learners of all age. Learning Express includes Middle and High School Improvement tests as well as SAT and GRE Preparation. (GALILEO Password Required)
Lexile Reading Comprehension
From the Georgia Department of Education.
Online language-learning classes available through the library. Available languages are Spanish, French, Japanese, Chinese, and German. Also included is English for Spanish-Speakers.
Home Education Resources
This site also maintains an Events Calendar, information on field trips and seminars.
Homeschoolers Curriculum Swap
A forum for parents and educators to come together and buy and trade educational materials.
Hot Chalk: Lesson Plans
Over 3,500 free lesson plans on a variety of subjects.
Jon's Homeschool Resources
An informative, non-commercial homeschool site.
Moving Beyond the Page
Lesson plans and other curriculum resources as well as information about learning styles, critical thinking and teaching techniques.
Free lesson plans, free worksheets, free software, online math, educational store and more.
The Homeschool Mom
Curriculum resources, monthly newsletters and more.
Virtual Field Trips
A compendium of "Virtual Field trip" websites.
Eclectic Homeschool Online
The magazine for creative homeschoolers. Published from a Christian perspective.
Home Education Magazine
A magazine for homeschoolers, by homeschoolers.
Homeschool World Magazine
The official website of the magazine.
Books Available Through the Library
Books available at the Clayton County Library System. You may place a "Hold" to order materials from other PINES libraries.
Call Number: 371.042 or 649.68