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Homeschool Law

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

Chapter 193-A: Home Education
New Hampshire statutes governing homeschooling.

Section 193-1-a: Dual Enrollment
Homeschoolers may dual enroll in public school curricular activities IF school board policy permits.

Ed 315: Procedures for the Operation of Home Education Programs
Department of Education administrative rules governing homeschooling.

New Hampshire: Legal Information
Summary of New Hampshire homeschool laws and requirements from the New Hampshire Homeschooling Coalition.

Sample Letter of Intent to Homeschool
A sample Letter of Intent that you can copy for your own use.

Results of a legislative committee study of homeschooler access to public school facilities and programs.

Special Education Laws and Rules

Chapter 186-C: Special Education
New Hampshire statutes governing special education.

The law provides for a "Home Instruction" placement option for special education. However, the law also specifically excludes homeschools. "Home instruction for children at least 6 years of age but less than 21 years of age shall not include parent-designed home education programs as authorized in Ed 315."

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

New Hampshire Homeschooling Coalition
NHHC is an all-volunteer organization which exists solely to support homeschooling in New Hampshire; we support all reasons for and methods of homeschooling.

Homeschool Resources

Michael's Home Education Home Page
This page contains general home schooling information on curricular areas, information on home schooling in New Hampshire and links to home schooling and education sites.

New Hampshire Homeschooling Resources
This site is dedicated to homeschooling, homeschoolers, and other parents, students, or caregivers interested in improving the quality of their education.

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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