Category: Law

Work Full Time and Homeschool?

Email: Can I work full time and still homeschool? Answer: Many people do this. You don’t have to home”school” from 7am-4pm, M-F, from September until June. The law says you get to choose when, where, and how you go about this awesome homeschool journey. Consider, if you will, the math: There are 5,840 waking hours

AP Testing and Ancillary Services

Email of the Day: Having completed the AP coursework as homeschoolers, my student is not looking to sit the AP exams, but our local school has turned us away, saying they don’t all “outside” students in. Aren’t we part of the school district? Can they do this? Answer: Short answer: yes (you are part of

Declaration of Intent

Declaration of Intent These things must be included on your Declaration of Intent to Homeschool: 1) Child(ren)’s name(s) 2) Child(ren)’s age(s) 3) Your address (so the superintendent knows that you’re submitting to the right district, or that you’ve choiced in). 4) A checked box, if you’ve hired a teacher for oversight The law does not

Testing is a Tool, not a Bar

Email of the Day: How would you know you are on track for testing each year? Answer (the back-and-forth has been edited out for brevity): You order the test (or assessment) sometime between 15 September and the following 14 September. Then you do it. Then you’re on track. I think maybe you’re asking something else.