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Homeschool vs. Private School



In Florida, homeschooling is a parent-directed activity which starts by filing the notice of intent. Sometimes called "independent" homeschooling, using the notice of intent is the state-approved method of home education, legal since 1984.


But, there are other ways for Florida students to learn from home, including district home learning programs (a public school option popularized during the pandemic), private tutoring programs, and enrollment in Florida private schools.


Florida private schooling is what this article is about.


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