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Ohio Homeschool Laws
Below is a brief summary of the homeschooling law in Ohio
Compulsory School Age
“between six and eighteen years of age”
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Homeschool help for Ohio Homeschoolers
|Ohio Legal Home Schooling Options:|
|Legal Option:||Establish and operate a home school|
|Attendance:||900 hours per year|
|Subjects:||Language, reading, spelling, writing, geography, history of the United States and Ohio, government, math, science, health, physical education, fine arts (including music), first aid, safety, and fire prevention|
|Qualifications:||High school diploma, GED, test scores showing high school equivalence, or work under a person with a baccalaureate degree until child’s test scores show proficiency or parent earns diploma or GED|
|Notice:||Submit an annual notice of intent to the local superintendent|
|Testing:||Submit with renewal notification either: 1) standardized test scores, or 2) a written narrative showing satisfactory academic progress, or 3) an approved alternative assessment|
Additional Homeschool Information Provided by Home School Legal Defense Association.
© 2010 NOTE: This summary is not intended to be, and does not constitute, the giving of legal advice. Many states have unclear compulsory attendance statutes, and the courts of those states vary in their interpretation of the statutes. Therefore, there is no guarantee any state will accept all of the options for compliance listed under each state. This summary is not intended to be a substitute for individual reliance on privately retained legal counsel such as that provided by Home School Legal Defense Association. Bridgeway’s advisors will talk to you about your homeschool concerns.
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