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Rhode Island Homeschool Law & Support Groups

Homeschool Law

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

CHAPTER 16-19 Compulsory Attendance
Text of the Rhode Island statute governing compulsory attendance.

SECTION 16-19-2 Approval of private schools
Text of the Rhode Island statute covering approval requirements for homeschooling.

Special Education Laws and Rules

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Relevant Court Rulings and Position Papers

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Homeschool Support Groups

Rhode Island Guild of Home Teachers
"RIGHT's membership is a group of approximately 350+ homeschooling families organized into Chapters representing geographical locations. Members can participate in state-wide events such as holiday parties, spelling bees, talent shows, zoo classes, geography bees, teen opportunities, speech and debate clubs, football, soccer, baseball, ice skating, art shows, and religious events. RIGHT membership also provides support groups for fellowship and encouragement through our chapters. Chapters organize activities such as field trips, play days, and mom's meetings."

Homeschool Resources

RIhomeschool Yahoo! Group
"This is a mailing list for people who home schooling or are thinking of homeschooling in Rhode Island. Kids and Parents alike! Here you can exchange ideas! support each other! give links for school stuff! just talk including, scripture, God, church, parents, kids, home cleaning, lessons and curriculum, on-line courses, and web sites."

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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