by Christina Yeager
Have you considered homeschooling your children? Knowing where to start is essential. You’ll need to know how to formally withdraw your child/children if they are already in public school. Not to mention, each state has a particular process you’ll need to follow in order to protect students from truancy laws. It also helps to know what the state requirements are for beginning school age, curriculum, necessary paperwork and any reports that must be turned in and when. North Carolina has regulations for homeschooling you should be aware of before beginning.
Each state is the U.S. has a very specific set of regulations for homeschooling. If you are thinking about teaching your child at home, you'll need to know the ins and outs of what needs to be done beforehand and during. In this series, Homeschooling Regulations by State, we'll explore information to help with the decision, what to do to get started and what to do correctly to continue.
The regulations, laws and suggestions in this post may not reflect the needs for your particular situation. Not all apply to each individual family. To learn more about the laws and regulations in this state on homeschooling, click the link at the end of the post! This will direct you to the states’ Board of Education or government education site.
Visit the Division of Non-Public Education and North Carolina Administration for detailed information on homeschooling in North Carolina.
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