Homeschool Laws by State
In the U.S., homeschooling laws are established at the state level. Homeschooling requirements by state can vary widely in terms of registering a new homeschool, what records families must keep, what subjects are required, whether or not students must participate in standardized testing, etc. This page will help you learn more about the homeschool laws and practices in the state where you live.
Getting Started With Homeschooling
One of the most important tools in your “how to homeschool” toolbox should be Time4Learning’s Welcome to Homeschooling Guide for families. Written by multiple seasoned homeschoolers, this publication can serve as a supportive roadmap as you wade into this exciting territory.
Here are some tips on how to start homeschooling:
- Research your state’s homeschooling laws and what your responsibilities are as a parent.
- Familiarize yourself with the different homeschool curriculum options and the many styles of homeschooling different families use.
- Officially withdraw your child from their current public or private school, if they are currently enrolled in one.
- Begin teaching your child the subjects required by your state. The method and content of your home education approach, though, are completely up to you!
- Keep all records required by your homeschool state laws.
- Enjoy learning together!
Homeschooling Laws in Your State
At Time4Learning, we believe homeschooling should be as stress-free and enjoyable as possible. This is why we are happy to provide information on homeschool requirements by state. Simply choose your state below to find out how to get started, explore homeschool laws, locate support groups, and even discover exciting field trip opportunities.