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Michigan Homeschool Law & Support Groups

Homeschool Law

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

Michigan Department of Education Information On Nonpublic And Home Schools (PDF)
Lengthy document detailing attendance exemptions and legal requirements for homeschoolers and non-public schools.

Michigan State Laws and Regulations

Special Education Laws and Rules

Michigan Department of Education Information On Nonpublic And Home Schools (PDF)
From Page 4: "Auxiliary services are provided for both general education and special education students. A nonpublic school may qualify for auxiliary services, federal Title I and Title VI programs, Regional Educational Media Center (REMC) services, and bus transportation services from public school districts. A school should complete the Nonpublic School Membership Report on a yearly basis for services. For further information on auxiliary services, please contact the Office of Special Education, Department of Education, at (517) 373-1696."

Relevant Court Rulings and Position Papers

People vs. DeJonge
Ruling from the Michigan Supreme Court invalidating teacher certification requirements for homeschooling parents.

Homeschool Support Groups

Michigan Homeschool Support Groups
An extensive list of support groups from

Homeschool Resources

Home School Building Connections
Home School Building Connections is a ministry of the Home School Building (HSB). The purpose is connecting homeschoolers in West Michigan with the support, information, activities, and events to help them meet their home education goals. HSB Connections consists of three media, the website, an email list and a monthly print publication.

Network of Michigan Home Educators
Resources for Michigan homeschoolers, including an e-mail list and an extensive list of local support groups.

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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