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Homeschooling in Oregon

by Mary Ann Kelley

Oregon New York 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.

Oregon Department of Education – Home Schooling

Home schooling is an alternative education option in Oregon. Parents who choose to home school their children must register at their local Education Service District (ESD). Curriculum and assignmen...

Oregon Department of Education Guidelines for Home School Students With Disabilities

Home Schooling for Students with Disabilities: FAQ

Oregon Department of Education – Home Schooling – Rules & Statutes

Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) and Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) with information for families considering home schooling their child(ren).

Political Action

From OCEANetwork

Oregon Resource Pages & Places

Oregon HomeschoolingStatewide

Helpful Information, Links & Tips for Homeschoolers in Oregon

Time4Learning Parent Discussion Forum – OregonStatewide

Discussions and Resources for Oregon Homeschoolers

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