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Homeschooling in Indiana

by Mary Ann Kelley

Indiana Homeschool Laws & 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 -- may or may not be an accurate reflection of the law. Always combine interpretations with your own reading of the statute itself.

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

Although we try to keep our links up to date, state laws change regularly. The information at the links provided below contain information that may or may not be current.

From Indiana Association of Home Educators

Indiana Homeschooling Laws

Indiana Department of Education – Homeschool Information

Includes Attendance Law and Rules and Government Links to support homeschooling.

Indiana Homeschool Help Sheet

From the Indiana Department of Education.

Home School Enrollment Report Form

Online reporting form from the Indiana Department of Education.

Indiana Resource Pages & Places

Indiana Homeschooling Information Helpful Information, Links & Tips for Homeschoolers in IndianaStatewide

Helpful Information, Links & Tips for Homeschoolers in Indiana

Time4Learning Parent Discussion Forum – IndianaStatewide

Discussions and Resources for Indiana Homeschoolers

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