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Minority Organizations

Below are some organizations that are specific to minority interests in home schooling. We hope you will find these helpful, informative, and encouraging. Nationwide, the number of minorities home schooling is increasing annually. Some sites suggest that about 10% of the nationwide numbers of home schoolers are minorities.

The IFHS would like to help minority home schooling families network and encourage each other. If you would like to be included, please contact us at Info@IndianaHomeSchooling.org. Please specifically state you would like help networking with other minorities in your e-mail.

Black Homeschoolers’ Network is a website designed to be a resource in facilitating a network among African American homeschoolers across the country.

National Black HomeEducators (NBHE) networks with national/local organizations, pairing new home school families with veteran families, encourages local/state chapters and the joining together of America’s multicultural society.


ARTICLES ON MINORITIES AND THE HOMESCHOOL MOVEMENT

Editorial: Homeschooling Grows in the Black Community

The New Pioneers, Black Home Schoolers  article printed in HSLDA’s Court Report. 

The Lexington Institute has an article on the rise of African American home schoolers. 

A very good collection of articles and links to organizations and support for minorities, especially African American at the A to Z Home’s Cool site.

DISADVANTAGED FAMILIES

The Indiana Foundation for Home Schooling has a long range goal to develop a home education model in low-income neighborhoods in Indianapolis (which may include minorities) that will demonstrate the effectiveness of home schooling in raising the academic performance of students and provide the quality educational foundation necessary for these students to access higher education.However, we do not have grant funds or volunteers to support this project at this time, but are hopeful we will in the future. If you would be interested in volunteering to be involved in this effort, please see the Volunteer page.

 



                                                                          

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