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Episode 44: Everything You Need to Know About Home-Schooling

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Episode 44

In this episode, our host Michael Nelson sits down with Chris Leuzinger – owner and tutor at Nourishing Minds Tutoring – to talk about home-schooling! Is it right for your child? How do you get started? How much time does it require? Is it harder in New York State? All these questions and more have an answer in this informative episode!

00:21 – Introduction

02:12 – Home-Schooling Statistics: Higher Success Rates!

04:47 – Getting Started with Home-Schooling

06:24 – Is Public School Right for You?

08:39 – Setting Your Own Pace: The IHIP

10:37 – New York’s 50% Law

12:41 – Home Phys-Ed… Incredibly Flexible!

13:47 – Every Institution Has its Place

15:16 – You Don’t Need to Know it All Yourself!

17:14 – The Regents Diploma… Does It Matter?

18:18 – The Price of Home-Schooling… Cheaper Than You Think!

20:07 – What Grade to Start Home-Schooling?.. Any Grade!

21:22 – Reports Are In? Then No Problem!

22:50 – Sports and Socializing

25:25 – Graduation: Celebrate YOUR Way!

27:31 – Web Resources: Forums, Tutoring, and More!

29:16 – Getting Engaged with Learning

30:49 – How to Get in Touch: nourishingmindstutoring.com

PRODUCTION NOTE: The opinions reflected in this podcast are not indicative of the views of Saratoga Business Report, SaratogaBride.com LLC, Saratoga TODAY, Glens Falls TODAY, Spa City Digital, or Five Towers Media.


  • Host

    Michael Nelson

  • Guest

    Chris Leuzinger

  • Runtime

    31 min, 45 sec

  • Air Date

    October 23rd, 2023