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Homeschoooling Laws in New Jersey

Knowing the requirements for homeschooling in New Jersey is one key to successful homeschooling. That is why we have provided you with specific information on homeschooling in New Jersey and helpful links to NJ’s Department of Education, homeschool requirements, New Jersey homeschool laws, and legal support resources.

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Links for New Jersey Homeschool Laws

We will update our records on a yearly basis, but if any new legislation goes into effect for your state, it should be listed here.

New Jersey Department of Education Site

New Jersey Homeschool Site

New Jersey State Homeschool Law Summary

New Jersey does not require you to follow any specific guidelines concerning your homeschool program other than to say that children must receive instruction “academically equivalent” to that of your local public school. Children between the ages of 6 and 16 must comply with New Jersey compulsory attendance law.

Homeschool Resources for New Jersey Homeschool Laws

For additional information, including a downloadable PDF with a detailed analysis of your state’s homeschool laws and legal counsel, be sure to become a member of the HSLDA for a yearly fee.

New Jersey HSLDA Reference Site

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