Elizabeth Boggs works with her sons Nathan, right, and Luke, left, with mapping and geography at her home in Charleston, Ill. Boggs is a member of the East Central Illinois Home Educators Network, a home-school support group with more than 40 member families.
Home-schooled children from the East Central Illinois Home Educators Network play duck, duck, goose during a play day at Kiwanis Park in Charleston, Ill. ECIHEN is a home-school support group with more than 40 member families. The organization officially meets once a month to build relationships among group members, talk about curriculum, see what other families are doing and host social activities.
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While public school students are back in the classroom for a new year, home-school families are hitting the books in a different way.