Education Guides by State

Alabama

Learn more about education in Alabama by visiting the site for the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE).

Alabama has adopted Common Core Standards.  You can find the state Course of Study at the link below.

Alabama offers three legal options for parents who wish to teach their children at home.  Find out more at the link below.

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Alaska

Alaska

Learn more about education in Alaska by visiting the site for the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development.

Alaska has not adopted Common Core Standards.  You can find the state standards at the link below.

Alaska is supportive of homeschooling and offers options with free materials or a stipend.  Learn more at the link below.

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Arizona

Learn more about education in Arizona by visiting the site for the Arizona State Board of Education.

Arizona has withdrawn from Common Core Standards.  You can find Academic Standards and Resources for Educators at the link below.

Arizona requires an affidavit to be filed with the county superintendent of public instruction for parents who wish to homeschool.  Learn more at the link below.

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Arkansas

Learn more about education in Arkansas by visiting the site for the Arizona Department of Education.

Arkansas has adopted Common Core Standards.  You can find Arkansas's Learning Expectations for Students at the link below.

Arkansas requires an annual letter of intent in order to verify that you plan to homeschool.  Find out more at the link below.

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California

Learn more about education in California by visiting the site for the California Department of Education.

California has adopted Common Core Standards.  Learn more or search through the current standards in California at the link below.

California has several paths available for home schooling.  Find out more at the link below.

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Colorado

Learn more about education in Colorado by visiting the site for the Colorado Department of Education.

Colorado has adopted Common Core Standards.  Learn more or search through the current standards in Colorado at the link below.

Colorado has helpful information about home schooling at their education department link below.

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Connecticut

Learn more about education in Connecticut by visiting the site for the Connecticut State Department of Education.

Connecticut has adopted Common Core Standards.  Learn more about Connecticut Core Standards at the link below.

Connecticut has helpful information about home schooling at their education department link below.

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Florida

Learn more about education in Florida by visiting the site for the Florida Department of Education below.

Florida has adopted Common Core Standards.  Learn more about Florida Standards and Instructional Support at the link below.

Florida uses the term "Home Education" to refer to home schooling.  Learn more at the link below.

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Hawaii

Learn more about education in Hawaii by visiting the site for the Hawaii State Department of Education below.

Hawaii has adopted Common Core Standards.  Learn more about Hawaii Common Core at the link below.

Hawaii has a requirement of letter of intent for parents intending to home school.  Learn more at the link below.

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Illinois

Learn more about education in Illinois by visiting the site for the Illinois State Board of Education below.

Illinois has adopted Common Core Standards.  Learn more about Illinois Learning Standards at the link below.

Illinois considers home schooling to be a form of private education.  Learn more at the link below.

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Indiana

Learn more about education in Indiana by visiting the site for the Indiana Department of  Education below.

Indiana has withdrawn from Common Core Standards.  Learn more about Indiana Academic Standards at the link below.

Indiana has helpful resources for parents who choose to homeschool.  Learn more at the site below.

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Kansas

Learn more about education in Kansas by visiting the site for the Kansas State Department of  Education below.

Kansas has adopted Common Core Standards.  Learn more about Kansas Curricular  Standards at the link below.

Kansas uses the classification of Non-Accredited Private School for all homeschools.  Learn more at the site below.

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Louisiana

Learn more about education in Louisiana by visiting the site for the Louisiana Department of  Education below.

Louisiana has adopted Common Core Standards.  Learn more about Louisiana Academic  Standards at the link below.

Louisiana uses the term "Home Study" to describe all home schools.  Learn more at the site below.

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Maine

Learn more about education in Maine by visiting the site for the Maine Department of  Education below.

Maine has adopted Common Core Standards.  Learn more about Maine Learning Results at the link below.

Maine has different options for how much time students spend in traditional classrooms and homeschooling.  Click below to learn more.

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Massachusetts

Learn more about education in Massachusetts by visiting the site for the Massachusetts Department of  Education below.

Massachusetts has adopted Common Core Standards.  Learn more with the Standards Navigator at the link below.

Massachusetts provides guidelines and resources for families wishing to homeschool.  Click below to learn more.

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Michigan

Learn more about education in Michigan by visiting the site for the Michigan Department of  Education below.

Michigan has adopted Common Core Standards.  Learn more about Michigan Academic Standards at the link below.

Michigan supports Home School and Nonpublic School options.  Click below to learn more.

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Mississippi

Learn more about education in Mississippi by visiting the site for the Mississippi Department of  Education below.

Mississippi has adopted Common Core Standards.  Learn more about Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards at the link below.

Mississippi requires a completed enrollment form with the local School Attendance Officer for every year the child home schools.  Click below to learn more.

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Montana

Learn more about education in Montana by visiting the site for the Montana Office of Public Instruction below.

Montana has adopted Common Core Standards.  Learn more about Montana Content Standards and Resources at the link below.

Montana requests that families contact their county Superintendent to register home schools.  Click below to learn more.

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Nevada

Learn more about education in Nevada by visiting the site for the Nevada Department of Education below.

Nevada has adopted Common Core Standards.  Learn more about the Nevada Standards and Instructional Support Office at the link below.

Nevada provides forms and resources for families wishing to homeschool. Click below to learn more.

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New Hampshire

Learn more about education in New Hampshire by visiting the site for the New Hampshire Department of Education below.

New Hampshire has adopted Common Core Standards.  Learn more about the New Hampshire College and Career Ready Standards at the link below.

New Hampshire uses the term 'Home Education' for any alternative to attendance at a public or private school. Click below to learn more.

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New Jersey

Learn more about education in New Jersey by visiting the site for the New Jersey Department of Education below.

New Jersey has adopted Common Core Standards.  Learn more about the New Jersey Student Learning Standards at the link below.

New Jersey provides a FAQ guide for information about homeschooling. Click below to learn more.

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New York

Learn more about education in New York by visiting the site for the New York State Education Department below.

New York has adopted Common Core Standards.  Learn more about the New York State Learning Standards at the link below.

New York State provides information about homeschooling using the term 'Home Instruction'  Click below to learn more.

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Texas

Learn more about education in Texas by visiting the site for the Texas Education Agency below.

Texas has not adopted Common Core Standards.  You can find the state standards (TEKS) at the link below.

The Texas Homeschool Coalition provides information about Homeschools in Texas at the link below.

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