Even though I had been homeschooling him from birth, to stay legal once my son reached 8-years old, I was required to become ? That meant I either had to have two years of college education, or take a ? I met this requirement by taking an independent correspondence class, during which I was asked to put on paper my goals, philosophies and reasons for wanting to homeschool. Perhaps you honestly don't know the answer yet? The remainder of this article is going to try to help you start to find those answers. Homeschooling is legal in all 50 states, but each state has it's own set of laws that must be followed