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New Jersey Homeschool Law & Support Groups

Homeschool Law

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

Homeschooling Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ provided by the New Jersey Department of Education.

Legal Issues of Homeschooling in NJ
Overview of New Jersey homeschool laws and court precedents provided by the New Jersey Homeschool Association.

Special Education Laws and Rules

Directory of Educational Programs and Resources for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in New Jersey
Resource directory provided by New Jersey DOE Special Education Office.

Homeschooling Frequently Asked Questions
Scroll down to "Special Education."

Relevant Court Rulings and Position Papers

Forstrom v. Fair Lawn School District
Court rules home schooler entitled to special education related services.

Homeschool Support Groups

FreedomQuest Alternative
"This is a support group for homeschooling families with children who are primarily 13 years and younger. The purpose of this group is to provide social, emotional and educational support for parents and social/play time for children. Families experiencing special circumstances such as chronic illnesses, learning differences, developmentally-delayed/special needs children, etc., are encouraged to join."

PACT Homeschool Support Group
"We are an inclusive homeschool group located in Southern New Jersey (Gloucester County area). We welcome people of all beliefs. We may have begun homeschooling for different reasons, we may use different curriculum, but we all have the same goal: nurturing and educating our children."

Homeschool Resources

Alliance of Home Educators
AHE is a Judeo-Christian-based, not-for-profit, educational organization striving for the alliance of all home educators through networking and providing AHE programs to enhance the educational opportunities for home-educated children.
Alliance of Home Educators
P.O. Box 379
Annandale, NJ 08801

New Jersey Homeschool Association
"New Jersey Homeschool Association exists to protect the homeschooling freedoms of all New Jersey citizens and to maintain a favorable homeschooling climate in the state."

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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