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Texas Homeschooling Memo

This is a brief memo describing the legal history of homeschooling in Texas.
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North Carolina Memo

HSLDA recommends that our North Carolina members submit the high school diplomas of homeschool parent instructors. Members who would like to understand our attorney's reasoning may find this memo helpful.
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Maryland "Church Umbrella" Memo

HSLDA members interested in homeschooling under the "Church Umbrella" option in Maryland may find this memo from our attorneys helpful.
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Ohio 08 School Report of Attendance Form

If you choose to homeschool as a non-chartered, non-tax supported ("08") school in Ohio, you can use this form to fulfill attendance record keeping requirements.
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Ohio 08 School Report to Parents Sample Letters

If you choose to homeschool as a non-chartered, non-tax supported ("08") school in Ohio, you can model your required "Report to Parents" letter and cover letter after these samples.
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CDPHE Nonmedical Immunization Exemption Form

Colorado law requires all students attending any school in the state to be vaccinated against certain diseases, unless and official exemption form is filed. If you'd like to opt out, use this nonmedical immunization exemption form as instructed.
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Arizona Affidavit of Intent

Use this form as instructed below to notify your county school superintendent of your plan to homeschool.
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Utah Affidavit and Excuse Certificate

Fill out this form and mail it to your local Utah school board when providing notice of intent to homeschool. This version includes the excuse certificate.
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New Hampshire House Bills 545 and 1751 FAQs

If you're an HSLDA member and New Hampshire resident, you may find this memo helpful in answering your questions about HB 545 and HB 1751.
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Homeschool End-of-Year Assessments Eliminated This Year!

Assistant Commissioner Christina Coughlin stated that as long as a student was on pace with their IHIP as of March 15, then he or she would be considered to have achieved "the learning outcomes."
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Handcuffed in her kitchen—Josilyn’s story: Worcester, MA

Although Josilyn had been legally homeschooling her son since January—and she had submitted all the right paperwork—the school district marked him as truant and turned Josilyn over to DCF. HSLDA has filed a lawsuit on her behalf. Watch her story.
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Suddenly truant: the problem in Worcester, MA

When this school district changed its homeschooling requirements without telling anyone, CPS started showing up at homeschooling families’ doors. Here’s how it has affected the local homeschool community. Watch their story.
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What happened to Julie: Worcester, MA

Julie has been homeschooling for seven years, but the Worcester school district made this the most stressful year yet.
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Child Labor and Work Permit Laws in Alabama

Here’s what you should know about Alabama’s child labor laws and work permit requirements.
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Compulsory School Age in West Virginia

Here’s when you need to start following West Virginia’s compulsory school law for each of your children.
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How to Comply with Georgia’s Homeschool Law

Are you considering homeschooling your child? You can do it! As you get started, it’s important to make sure you comply with the education laws where you live. This page helps you understand how to homeschool legally in Georgia—step-by-step.
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Child Labor and Work Permit Laws in Georgia

Homeschooling? Here’s what you should know about Georgia’s child labor laws and work permit requirements.
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Jury Duty Laws in Indiana

Here’s what Indiana law says about jury duty exemptions for homeschool parents.
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Compulsory School Age in Indiana

Here’s when you need to start following Indiana’s compulsory school attendance law for each of your children.
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How to Comply with Hawaii’s Homeschool Law

Are you considering homeschooling your child? You can do it! As you get started, it’s important to make sure you comply with the education laws where you live. This page helps you understand how to homeschool legally in Hawaii—step-by-step.
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