Illinois Homeschool Law – How to Start Homeschooling in Illinois

Understanding Your Rights

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

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Links for Illinois Homeschool Laws

Illinois Department of Education Site

Illinois Homeschool Site

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.

Illinois Homeschool Summary

The state of Illinois has no specific requirements that homeschoolers must follow. Parents have the choice to fill out and submit this form yearly, but it is not required.  In addition, Illinois law allows homeschool families a tax credit for educational expenses under certain circumstances. For more information click below:

Illinois Educational Tax Credit Pdf

Illinois Educational Tax Credit Requirements   

Homeschool Resources

Illinois HSLDA Reference Site

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.

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