- to teach (one's children) at home instead of sending them to school.
- to educate one's children at home.
- a school set up in the home.
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Such a home-school the association plants in the midst of these utterly necessitous children.
- to teach one's child at home instead of sending him or her to school
- being educated at home rather than in schoolhome-school kids
- relating to the education of children in their own homes instead of in schoolhome-school parents
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Word Origin and History for home-school
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