Helpful Information, Links & Tips for Homeschoolers in Minnesota
Discussions and Resources for Minnesota Homeschoolers
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.
Minnesota Law And Forms
From the Minnesota Department of Education
From the Minnesota Department of Education. Form for private schools and home schools to submit to their local school district by October 1 of each year.
From the Minnesota Department of Education. Minnesota laws related to homeschooling changed significantly in July 2011. Minnesota homeschools and school districts may check back to this page in early September 2011 to download a new Questions & Answers document, and new Homeschooling Full Report and Letter of Intent to Continue Homeschooling. These documents are due to resident school superintendents by October 1, 2011. Contains PDf files for Frequently Asked Questions About Homeschooling, Homeschool Full Report - Online Form, and Letter of Intent to Continue Homeschooling - Online Form.
From the Minnesota House of Representatives
From the Minnesota Office of Revisor of Statues
From the Minnesota Office of the Revisor of Statutes