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Kansas Homeschool Law

Kentucky Homeschool Information

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

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 administratorsA 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!

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.

Kentucky Department of Education – Home School

Home Schooling in Kentucky [Read more...]

Kentucky Home School Information Packet

From the Kentucky Department of Education [Read more...]

159.030 Exemptions from compulsory attendance.

From the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission. [Read more...]

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

From Casetext’s legal research suite. [Read more...]

159.160 Attendance reports to superintendent.

From Casetext’s legal research suite. [Read more...]

Kentucky Resource Pages & Places

Kentucky Homeschooling InformationKentucky Statewide

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

Time4Learning Parent Discussion Forum – KentuckyKentucky Statewide

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

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