the practice of teaching one's own children at home, instead of sending them to school.
Origin of homeschooling
First recorded in 1985–90
verb (used with object)
to teach (one's children) at home instead of sending them to school.
verb (used without object)
to educate one's children at home.
a school set up in the home.
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