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Ch 2: Homeschooling Requirements by State

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Homeschool parents and teachers can become knowledgeable of state-specific homeschool requirements with this chapter. The chapter succinctly explains homeschooling laws and requirements for each state.

Homeschooling Requirements by State - Chapter Summary

This chapter lays out the homeschooling requirements for each state in the U.S., which can help parents and teachers make sure their homeschool curricula meets their state's standards. The chapter covers state-specific homeschooling laws, as well as an overview of homeschooling requirements in the United States.

These resources are concise and to-the-point, which allows you to access the information you need quickly. You can navigate to your state on the chapter Dashboard.

How It Helps

  • Builds awareness: You'll become aware of homeschooling requirements, laws and standards for several states.
  • Helps plan curricula: You'll learn how to align your homeschool curricula to your state's homeschooling requirements.
  • Enhances student understanding: By taking this course, you can improve the quality of your homeschool instruction and better engage your student.

Skills Covered

After studying these lessons, you'll be able to:

  • Comprehend state-specific homeschooling requirements
  • Understand how homeschooling laws differ between states
  • Interpret homeschooling laws and requirements for the state you currently teach in

49 Lessons in Chapter 2: Homeschooling Requirements by State
Homeschool Laws by State

1. Homeschool Laws by State

Learn how homeschooling is regulated in different states and get an overview of the basic notification, curriculum and assessment requirements. You can also learn how to find specific laws for your state and explore some of the curriculum resources available to you.

Homeschooling in Alabama

2. Homeschooling in Alabama

Explore the homeschooling options available in Alabama. Learn more about the laws regulating homeschooling and discover some useful tools to improve your child's home education.

Homeschooling in Alaska

3. Homeschooling in Alaska

You can learn about the regulations for homeschooling in Alaska with this article. Check out your options for teaching your child at home and find some great educational tips.

Homeschooling in Arizona

4. Homeschooling in Arizona

Homeschooling is an option for families desiring an alternative to public or private education, whether for moral, religious, or academic reasons. Beginning the homeschool journey, however, can be a daunting experience. Read on to get the information you'll need to start homeschooling your child in the Grand Canyon State.

Homeschooling in Arkansas

5. Homeschooling in Arkansas

Find out how to homeschool in Arkansas with this article. You can get familiar with state regulations, learn what you need to teach and get access to helpful educational tools.

Homeschooling in California

6. Homeschooling in California

Some families opt to have more of a say in their children's education. For this reason, homeschooling is an alternative to public education. Whatever a family's reasons are, understanding the laws and regulations pertaining to homeschooling can be an overwhelming task. Read on for more information on homeschooling in the Golden State.

Colorado Homeschool Laws

7. Colorado Homeschool Laws

If you live in Colorado and are interested in educating your child at home, the following article is for you! Below is an outline of the rules, regulations, and curriculum standards for homeschooling your child in the state of Colorado.

Homeschooling in Connecticut

8. Homeschooling in Connecticut

Check out the steps for homeschooling in Connecticut with this article. Find out how to get started and what you need to teach your child. Get information about useful educational resources and how they can help your child.

Homeschooling in Delaware

9. Homeschooling in Delaware

For parents or guardians in Delaware who are considering homeschooling for their child, it's important to have an understanding of the state's regulations and policies as well as curriculum options for students. Find out about the necessary steps involved in enrolling Delaware students in homeschools and learn about some helpful online learning resources.

Homeschooling in Florida

10. Homeschooling in Florida

Get ready to homeschool in Florida by reading this article. Learn about state requirements and explore the educational resources available to you and your child.

Homeschooling in Georgia

11. Homeschooling in Georgia

Homeschooling regulations can be confusing and overwhelming, but we're here to help. The following article outlines some of the steps involved in registering your child for homeschooling in Georgia along with the curriculum, testing and graduation requirements.

Homeschooling in Hawaii

12. Homeschooling in Hawaii

Parents interested in educating their children at home should research the laws and regulations required in their state. For families living in Hawaii, these requirements are outlined in the following article for your convenience.

Homeschooling in Idaho

13. Homeschooling in Idaho

Idaho features some of the most relaxed homeschooling laws in the country, as parents and students in these programs are bound by almost no rules or regulations. Read on for more information on how these programs work.

Homeschooling in Illinois

14. Homeschooling in Illinois

Get information about setting up and running a homeschool in Illinois with this article. You can check out state regulations and find great educational resources.

Indiana Homeschool Laws

15. Indiana Homeschool Laws

Some parents in Indiana find homeschooling to be an effective alternative to sending children to public or private schools. To ensure that homeschooled children receive a suitable education, Indiana has specific laws regarding the learning standards and expectations for students in these learning environments.

Homeschooling in Iowa

16. Homeschooling in Iowa

You have many options if you're interested in homeschooling in Iowa. Check out this article to learn about the regulations governing these options and find out how you can begin homeschooling your children.

Homeschooling in Kansas

17. Homeschooling in Kansas

Find out what is required to homeschool in Kansas. This article provides an overview of homeschool regulations in the state as well as some tips and resources for educating your children in your home.

Kentucky Homeschool Laws

18. Kentucky Homeschool Laws

Get familiar with the laws associated with homeschooling in Kentucky by reading this article. Find out how to start a homeschool, what you need to teach and how to keep records for your children.

Homeschooling in Louisiana

19. Homeschooling in Louisiana

Read on to get an overview of the homeschooling options in Louisiana. You can also take a look at the registration steps and curriculum requirements for this state, and explore some of the resources available to help supplement your child's coursework.

Homeschooling in Maine

20. Homeschooling in Maine

Check out the steps you will need to follow to start homeschooling in Maine. You can also learn about organizations that can help you instruct your children at home.

Homeschooling in Maryland

21. Homeschooling in Maryland

Explore the homeschooling options available in Maryland with this article. Check out state regulations and discover helpful resources to make homeschooling easier.

Homeschooling in Massachusetts

22. Homeschooling in Massachusetts

Read this article to learn about the requirements to homeschool in different school districts in Massachusetts. Find out what your child needs to learn, get information about assessments and find some helpful educational tools.

Homeschooling in Michigan

23. Homeschooling in Michigan

Homeschooling laws and regulations differ from state to state. To learn about homeschooling standards, curriculum regulations, and parental rights in regard to education in Michigan, take a look at the following information.

Homeschooling in Minnesota

24. Homeschooling in Minnesota

Homeschooling your child can be a preferable alternative to public or private school options. To get started, learn about the homeschooling laws specific to Minnesota and utilize the helpful resources below.

Homeschooling in Mississippi

25. Homeschooling in Mississippi

This article explores the process for enrolling your child in a homeschooling program in Mississippi. You can also find out what subjects you'll be able to teach and discover resources for educating your child at home.

Homeschooling in Missouri

26. Homeschooling in Missouri

Use this article to get familiar with the regulations regarding homeschooling in Missouri. Check out state laws and find helpful tips to support your homeschooling experience.

Homeschooling in Montana

27. Homeschooling in Montana

Find out how to homeschool your child in Montana with this article. Learn about state regulations related to homeschooling and discover educational resources you can use to instruct your child.

Homeschooling in Nebraska

28. Homeschooling in Nebraska

Use this article to learn about your options for homeschooling in Nebraska. Check out teaching resources and enrollment regulations to make sure you're ready to teach your child.

Homeschooling in Nevada

29. Homeschooling in Nevada

Before you begin homeschooling your child, it is important to understand the specific state laws and requirements expected of this alternative form of education. Here, you'll learn about Nevada state homeschooling laws and find out how to get your home school started.

Homeschooling in New Jersey

30. Homeschooling in New Jersey

You can provide your child with an education at home in the state of New Jersey. Read on to learn more about what the state requires from parents, and get information about helpful educational resources available to you.

Homeschooling in New Mexico

31. Homeschooling in New Mexico

Learn about homeschooing in New Mexico with this article. Check out the rules and regulations for homeschooling your child and learn how to find helpful educational resources.

Homeschooling in New York

32. Homeschooling in New York

Check out this article when you're ready to learn about homeschooling regulations in New York. You can find out what your child should learn, what forms you need to fill out and what assessments you'll need to plan for. You'll also be able to access some educational resources.

North Carolina Homeschool Laws

33. North Carolina Homeschool Laws

Use this article to get familiar with the laws governing homeschooling in the state of North Carolina. You can check out the regulations involved with beginning the homeschool process, carrying it out and finishing it.

Homeschooling in North Dakota

34. Homeschooling in North Dakota

Learn about your homeschooling options in North Dakota with this article. Find out what you need to teach and learn where to access online resources that can help your child study subjects ranging from algebra and Earth science to literature and music.

Homeschooling in Ohio

35. Homeschooling in Ohio

Find out how to homeschool in Ohio with this article. You'll learn about the regulations you need to follow, and you can also access some useful educational resources.

Homeschooling in Oklahoma

36. Homeschooling in Oklahoma

The State of Oklahoma allows for significant flexibility in homeschooling. While homeschoolers do not have to follow a strict set of standards, there are some guidelines that homeschooling organizations recommend following. Read on to learn more about homeschooling in Oklahoma and available resources to help you get started.

Homeschooling in Oregon

37. Homeschooling in Oregon

Read this article to learn more about how to homeschool in Oregon. You can get familiar with homeschooling regulations, learn what subjects you should teach and find helpful resources.

Pennsylvania Homeschool Laws

38. Pennsylvania Homeschool Laws

Parents seeking alternative options to public school systems may consider homeschooling their children or getting a private tutor. Below is an overview of the laws and regulations of Pennsylvania homeschooling and some educational resources that you'll find valuable to your children's education.

Homeschooling in South Carolina

39. Homeschooling in South Carolina

Learn about the homeschooling options available in South Carolina with this article. You can check out state regulations, find out what you need to teach, and get access to some great educational tools.

Homeschooling in South Dakota

40. Homeschooling in South Dakota

Familiarize yourself with the steps for homeschooling in South Dakota by reading this article. Learn what the state requires of homeschoolers and get information about educational resources you can use.

Tennessee Homeschool Laws

41. Tennessee Homeschool Laws

Explore the laws related to homeschooling in Tennessee with this article. Check out home education options and learn about the resources you can use if you're interested in teaching your children at home in this state.

Homeschooling in Texas

42. Homeschooling in Texas

Homeschooling can be an effective alternative to traditional public school education. Learn about Texas state regulations for homeschooling and how to begin the homeschooling process using this guide and resources below.

Homeschooling in Utah

43. Homeschooling in Utah

You can check out this article to learn more about homeschool options in Utah. Learn about homeschooling regulations and access educational resources you can use to teach your child.

Homeschooling in Vermont

44. Homeschooling in Vermont

You can check out this article when you're ready to learn about homeschooling in Vermont. Get information about state regulations and educational resources that can help your child.

Virginia Homeschool Laws

45. Virginia Homeschool Laws

Explore the laws related to starting and maintaining a homeschool in the state of Virginia with this article. You can learn about all the steps for setting up a homeschool for your children and locate resources that can help you succeed in this endeavor.

Homeschooling in Washington

46. Homeschooling in Washington

Check out this article to find out what you need to do to homeschool your children in Washington State. You can learn about the laws that govern homeschooling and find useful resources for educating your children.

Homeschooling in Wisconsin

47. Homeschooling in Wisconsin

Read this article to learn how to homeschool your child in Wisconsin. Find out more about homeschool laws in this state and get access to helpful educational resources.

West Virginia Homeschool Laws

48. West Virginia Homeschool Laws

The number of students being homeschooled in West Virginia is on the rise. If you're considering this option for your children, read on to learn about the state's laws and requirements, along with resources to help you get started.

Homeschooling in Wyoming

49. Homeschooling in Wyoming

This article covers the regulations related to homeschooling your child in Wyoming. Get information about what you need to teach, what is required to teach your students at home and how you can use educational resources to help your child.

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