Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Homeschooling and the Indiana Compulsory Attendance Law

The Indiana compulsory school attendance law requires all children who attend a public school from either the start of the school year during which a child will turn 7), or at age 7 (if the child is to attend a nonaccredited, nonpublic school. A nonaccredited,nonpublic school includes a child who is attending a "homeschool." The child must continue to attend school until he or she turns 18, earns a high school diploma, or formally "drops out" of school at age 16 or 17. IC 20-33-2-28.5.

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