The Beginning of a Movement: Homeschooling in Chile
November 14, 2017: A former missionary kid turned homeschool mom reports how turmoil in the country’s education system is leading more families to teach their children at home.
Save The School Year
August 18, 2011: Chilean Minister of Education Felipe Bulnes has announced that the government supports homeschooling, as student demonstrations continue to disrupt schools in Chile.
Homeschooling in Chile
Chile does not have a specific home education law, but the Chilean constitution provides for educational freedom which is construed to allow parents to educate their children at home.
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Compulsory Education Ages: 6-17.
Legal Status: Homeschooling is legal in Chile. The Constitution of Chile states that parents have the preferential right and duty to educate their children (Article 19, § 10) and the right to choose the educational establishment for their children, including freedom of teaching to open, organize, and maintain educational establishments (Article 19, § 11).
Number of Homeschoolers: Estimated number of homeschoolers is 2000.
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Last Updated: July 6, 2017