What standards are applied if a child is schooled at home?
Home education is allowed in Scotland as an alternative to attending a school. The local authority has a responsibility to ensure that this education meets certain standards, and the parent of every child of school age has the duty to provide efficient education for him suitable to his age, ability and aptitude either by causing him to attend a public school regularly or by other means. In this connection, parents are the biological parents, not just those with parental responsibilities and rights.
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