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Pennsylvania Homeschool Laws

Questions about how to homeschool in Pennsylvania? Start here for a quick overview: homeschooling laws & requirements, compulsory attendance ages, withdrawal, access to sports & special ed. services, recordkeeping, work permits, jury duty . . .

Two Days, Two Challenges

HSLDA is first and foremost about defending the freedom of parents to teach their children at home. From the beginning, we’ve worked to protect the privacy of the home, and we’re still working to protect that right today.

University’s Conventional Thinking Nearly Crushes Dreams

A homeschool graduate with community college credit was rejected by a school because it wanted a “state-recognized” homeschool diploma.

Double Standard: Officials Hassle Homeschoolers, But Don’t Play By The Rules

A Pennsylvania family followed the law when they affirmed their homeschool paperwork was “true and correct.” So why did their school district officials hassle them?

Will Estrada, Esq.

Will Estrada, Esq., is an attorney and homeschooling dad who works to make homeschooling possible for thousands of homeschool families.

Update: Changes to Homeschool Requirements in Several States

Lawmakers and other officials have taken action to modify—or even waive—some homeschool requirements, including testing and other forms of assessment. Here’s the latest.

COVID-19 Update: More States Modify Homeschool Requirements

See which states have taken action to modify—or even waive—certain homeschool requirements to help parents and students remain safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

2023 Winners of the Servant Leadership Award

This award recognizes homeschooled teens for exemplary community service. Read about past winners and nominate a teen you know.

A New Chapter

an interview with Michael Farris

Veteran Homeschoolers: “You Can Do This!”

Weeks into coronavirus-induced school-at-home, the media is reporting that many parents feel overwhelmed. But longtime homeschoolers want these families to know it doesn’t have to be this way.