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Washington Homeschool Law & Support Groups

Homeschool Law

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

Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction: Home-based Education
State level resources: annual report on home-based education, district contacts and the "Pink Book" on homeschool law.

Washington State Homeschool Law
An explanation of Washington homeschool laws and a Q&A.

Washington State Homeschool Laws
A FAQ on Washington Homeschool Laws. Includes a list of acceptable standardized tests.

Special Education Laws and Rules

Pink Book (pdf document).
A section of this book covers "part-time enrollment and ancillary services". Hearing therapy is specifically listed as a service that homeschoolers can access. It appears that special education services are available to homeschoolers in Washington.

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

Washington Home Education Network
The purpose of this page is to help Washington State Home Educators keep informed of what's happening around the state and the nation pertaining to homeschooling.

Washington Homeschool Organization
The Washington Homeschool Organization (WHO) is a statewide, non-profit membership organization. Its mission is to serve the diverse interests of home-based education in Washington State. WHO is nonpartisan, nonsectarian, and nondiscriminating in its views of homeschooling and participation in its activities.

Homeschool Resources

Homeschooling Guide to Kitsap and North Mason Counties
A guide to homeschooling in Washington and Kitsap and North Mason counties in particular.

Washington Natural Learning Association
"Washington Natural Learning Association works on the grassroots level to promote natural learning in Washington State. WNLA fosters networking, promotes public relations, and works to assure awareness of natural learning on a statewide level. WNLA stay's on top of legislative issues and works to ensure the freedoms of Natural Learners in Washington 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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