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New York District: We Need Your Homeschool Notice Three Weeks Early

A public school district asked families to turn in their homeschool notices early to give officials plenty of time to process the paperwork. Not only is this contrary to regulations, it shows the need for streamlining homeschool law.

New York District Charges Family with Neglect—a Year after They Moved

A homeschool family followed all the rules when moving their program to a neighboring county. A year later, they were under investigation.

New York Quarterly Report Form

Parents are free to use any format in submitting quarterly reports. HSLDA provides this form for your convenience.

Formulario de informe trimestral de New York

Puede utilizar este formulario como se indica a continuación.

New York Individualized Home Instruction Plan

New York parents must submit an Individualized Home Instruction Plan (IHIP) to their local school district, but the form provided may seek more information than is legally required. As an alternative, HSLDA provides this form.

“Individualized Home Instruction Plan” de New York

Utilice este formulario como se indica a continuación.

Enough is Enough

Tanya’s experience is not unique. Our legal team has heard similar stories over the years from other NYC families trying to begin homeschooling.

District Threatens Family with CPS Unless They “Register”

A New York member family thought they efficiently submitted all their paperwork when they moved to a new school district. They certainly didn’t expect a threat to be reported to CPS if they didn’t fill out the district’s registration packet.

Family Stands up to School Board over Rejected Homeschool Plan

HSLDA is helping a New York family as it asks the local school board to overturn the rejection of their 6th-grader’s homeschool plan. The situation is part of a growing trend as more school officials make demands that are not supported by state law.

Trending Again: Districts Don’t Know How to Let Go

Several homeschool families who moved away from New York state, or even between districts within the state, have found themselves hounded by public school officials from their previous districts demanding unnecessary paperwork.