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Homeschooling in California

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California Homeschool Information

Homeschooling is a great choice for families in California! Find out how to homeschool, what the homeschool requirements are for California residents, connect with local homeschoolers, find nearby classes and co-ops, discover field trip destinations, and much more.

map of the US with California highlighted and text California Homeschool Information

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 (which is usually online at your state's official website) for the most up to date and accurate legal information with regard to homeschooling. Also keep in mind that interpretations of the code—whether provided by school districts or homeschool groups—can be helpful, but may or may not be an accurate reflection of the law. Always combine interpretations with your own reading of the statute itself.

image of gavel with man's hand pointing to a passage in a book and text Show Me in the Law - the show me letter that can prevent overreach by school administrators A quick note about sticking to what the law requires:
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!

Links to information about homeschool regulations in California

Although we try to keep our links up to date, state laws change regularly. The information at the links provided below may or may not be current. Be sure to verify information with your state homeschool organization(s).

California Resource Pages & Places

California Homeschooling InformationStatewide

Helpful Information, Links & Tips for Homeschoolers in California [Read more...]

Time4Learning Parent Discussion Forum – CaliforniaStatewide

Discussions and Resources for California Homeschoolers [Read more...]

California Christian Academy, PSSPStatewide

California Christian Academy ia a small Private School Satellite Program (PSSP or PSP) open to ALL Californians. Administrator stores student records, track attendance and provides additional servi... [Read more...]

Fresno Christian Academy, PSSPFresno, San Joaquin Valley

Fresno Christian Academy is a small Private School Satellite Program (PSSP or PSP) and are open to ALL Californians. Administrator stores your records, track attendance and provides additional serv... [Read more...]

Marriott Hospitality Futures CenterLas Cruces and El Paso

Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Andrea Arrigucci and I am a Program Coordinator with the School of Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management (HRTM) at New Mexico State University. We are r... [Read more...]

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