Homeschooling in Kentucky

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by Mary Ann Kelley

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Kentucky Homeschooling Information

Helpful Information, Links & Tips for Homeschoolers in Kentucky

Time4Learning Parent Discussion Forum - Kentucky

Discussions and Resources for Kentucky 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.

Kentucky Legal Issues Regarding Homeschooling

From KHEA - Kentucky Home Education Association

Kentucky Department of Education

Home Schooling in Kentucky

Kentucky Home School Requirements & Information

From the Kentucky Department of Education

159.030 Exemptions from compulsory attendance.

From the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission.

159.010 Parent or custodian to send child to school -- Age limits for compulsory attendance

From the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission.

159.030 Exemptions from compulsory attendance.

From the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission.

159.160 Attendance reports to superintendent.

From the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission.

Home School Info Packet

From Kentucky Home Education Association (KHEA) PDF format.

Legal Issues

From Kentucky Home Education Association

Kentucky Laws and Forms

From Christian Home Educators of Kentucky

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