Understanding Your Rights
It’s more important than ever to know and protect your homeschooling rights. Understanding your state’s homeschooling requirements is one key to successful homeschooling. And each state differs. That’s why we’ve provided you with your specific state information and helpful links to your state’s department of education, homeschool requirements, and legal support.
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Links for Tennessee Homeschool Law
State Homeschool Summary
Below is a brief summary of the homeschooling law in Illinois.
Below is a brief summary of the home schooling law in Tennessee.
Compulsory School Age in TN: “between the ages of six (6) and seventeen (17) years, both inclusive”; also applicable to children under age 6 who have enrolled in any public, private, or parochial school for more than six weeks; a parent of a six-year-old may make application for a one-semester or one-year deferral with the principal of the public school in which the child would be required to attend. *Any child who has received a diploma or certificate of graduation from high school, is enrolled in an approved GED program or has received a GED certificate, or is enrolled in a home school and has reached the age of 17 years is exempt from the compulsory attendance law.