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Class explores to homeschool or not to homeschool?

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HILLSBORO, Ore. – It’s tough enough to get a quality education without all the uncertainty of school funding. Maybe you have thought that homeschooling could be the answer. This spring, Portland Community College will cover the basics that you need to know before starting a homeschooling program.

The non-credit class, The Decision to Home School, is a balanced look at homeschooling by a mom with seven years of experience and seven years of teaching in public schools. Instructor Ann Olson-Stanley will cover the pros and cons to help you make your decision and receive information on getting started, styles, laws, etc.

The class will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, in Room 114 at Glencoe High School, 2700 N.W. Glencoe Road. Cost is $19. For more information, contact PCC’s Community Education Office at 503-533-2708.

Portland Community College is the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, serving approximately 88,200 full- and part-time students. For more PCC news, please visit us on the Web at www.pcc.edu/news. PCC has three comprehensive campuses, five workforce training and education centers, and 200 community locations in the Portland metropolitan area. The PCC district encompasses a 1,500-square-mile area in northwest Oregon and offers two-year degrees, one-year certificate programs, short-term training, alternative education, pre-college courses and life-long learning.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »

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