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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: Not known. Homeschooling is a new movement in the country.

 Contact Information

Homeschool contacts:
Consuelo & John
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EDUCO Homeschool Group
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(Agrupación de Padres que Educan en el Hogar Chile)

Last Updated: May 26, 2015