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Homeschooling in Arkansas

by Mary Ann Kelley

Homeschooling in Arkansas

Resource Pages

Arkansas Homeschooling

Time4Learning Parent Discussion Forum - Arkansas

Discussions and Resources for Arkansas Homeschoolers

TheHomeSchoolMom - The Show Me letter politely asks school officials to show where the law says the request for information is legally permissable

The "Show Me" Letter - Many an uninformed (or informed but overzealous) school administration official has asked local homeschoolers for more documentation than the state homeschool law requires. In The "Show Me" Letter, Shay Seaborne relates her experience with an overzealous official and how knowing the law and being polite but firm is often all it takes to educate local officials. A "must read" for new homeschoolers!

Homeschooling is regulated at the state level and changes may be made to the relevant statutes at any time. Always consult the actual state code for the most up to date and accurate legal information with regard to homeschooling. The links provided below contain information that may or may not be current.

Arkansas State Rules and Regulations

From The Education Alliance.

Arkansas Department Of Education - Home Schools

The Home School Office promotes collaboration between home school parents, public schools and the Arkansas Department of Education.

Arkansas Department Of Education - Home School Law

Arkansas Code Annotated - § 6-15-501 through § 6-15-508.

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