Compulsory attendance laws govern the ages that children are required to be in school.
Various states in the U.S.
have set age 16, age 17, or age 18 as the age at which you are allowed to stop school attendance; otherwise, you’re compelled to be there until you reach that age.
Right to a free public education.
What is the best age to homeschool?
According to a 2005 Education Commission of the States report, within the United States, the age requirements to start school can range from as early as 5 years old to as late as 8 years of age. Before your child reaches the required age, the amount of formal education you take on is up to you.
What are the legal requirements for homeschooling?
A few states require homeschool parents to meet basic educational qualifications such as having a high school diploma or GED, but the vast majority of states have no educational qualifications for homeschool parents. Read full brief.
Can I homeschool my child temporarily?
Homeschooling is legal in the U.S. for all parents and kids, in every state, so yes, you CAN homeschool your daughter. Homeschooling does help with ADHD. Since she is in 8th grade, you should look into the special circumstances of homeschooling for high school.
Can you homeschool yourself?
2) Homeschooling is free, legal, and secular.
Homeschooling doesn’t cost you a dime. Homeschooling is legal in all 50 states and, depending on where you live, your parents may need only file a single piece of paper. (And if you’re age 16 or older, you can often leave school with no paperwork at all.)