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Maryland Homeschool Law & Support Groups

Homeschool Law

The following is provided for informational purposes and does not constitute legal advice.

Fact Sheet Regarding Home Instruction in Maryland
Answers to frequently asked questions about homeschooling in Maryland. Provided by the Maryland Department of Education.

Homeschool Laws in Maryland
Text of Maryland homeschool law, provided by Walkersville Christian Family Schools.

Know the Law, Act on the Law
An article detailing some requests made by school personnel that exceed the bounds of Maryland's homeschool law.

Special Education Laws and Rules

School Law in Maryland - Educational Rights of Children with Special Needs
Overview of SPED law in Maryland.

Relevant Court Rulings and Position Papers

I have no information at this time. Please feel free to contact me if you are aware of information I should include here.

Homeschool Support Groups

Unschooling Family Connection---Montgomery County Area
"We are an support group for unschoolers for the Montgomery County/ Frederick County Area."

SPIRIT ed. Homeschool Support Group
SPIRIT ed. is an inclusive group supporting its diverse members through encouragement, networking, activities, and sharing. We are based out of Charles Co. but have members from Prince Georges, Calvert, and St. Mary's Co. as well.
Contact: Melody Sciarratta
301 609-7748

Homeschool Resources

Maryland Association of Christian Home Educators
"MACHE exists to support the Christian home schooling families and support group leaders in the state of Maryland. We provide a quarterly newsletter to member families and groups, offer a discount for membership in the Home School Legal Defense Association, and we host an annual curriculum fair, symposiums, workshops, and other events."

Maryland Home Education Association
"MHEA was founded in 1980 to serve and support families of all religious, philosophical and ethnic persuasions."

Maryland Homeschooling
Legal info, resources, and support groups from A to Z Home's Cool.

Getting Started
Tips and resources for getting started with homeschooling.

Legal Issues
Special legal issues facing parents homeschooling children with disabilities.

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