Home education is not new! It has existed, of course, since before today’s modern educational institutions. Throughout history, some families have chosen to educate their children at home even when other schools were available to them. Among well-known figures who have been educated at home are:

  • Pearl S. Buck, Author
  • Agatha Christie, Author
  • Charles Dickens, Author
  • Alexander Graham Bell, Inventor
  • Thomas Edison, Inventor
  • Andrew Carnegie, Industrialist
  • Tim Tebow, Professional Sportsman
  • Kevin, Joe, Nick Jonas, Jonas Brothers Band
  • Andrew and Jamie Wyeth, Painters
  • Ansel Adams, Artistic Photographer
  • Frank Vandiver, President, Texas A&M University
  • Albert Schweitzer, Physician
  • George Washington Carver, Scientist
  • George Patton, General
  • Benjamin Franklin, Statesman & Inventor
  • Abraham Lincoln, US President
  • Theodore Roosevelt, US President
  • George Washington, US President