Washington D.C. Homeschooling
IHM National Conference
June 22 - 23. 2012. Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center, Fredericksburg, VA. Special new speakers including Msgr. Charles Pope, Fr. Brian Bashista, and Fr. Shenan Boquet. Free admission.
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Comment by June 2, 2008, or this could become your law! These are drastic changes, so get involved now! Below are the current laws:
Attendance Code of Washington DC
It would appear that a homeschool would be considered an "independent"
or "private" school. In order to homeschool, a parent
need send a letter of intent to the school board, with the name,
address, sex, and date of birth of each child. Additional requirements
Notification of Intent to Homeschool
Scanned copy, but fine for printing out and completing by hand.
State Superintendent of Education: Homeschooling
Effective July 2008, the OSSE established regulations governing home school instruction.
District of Columbia Proposed Education Code For
This is a list designed to facilitate communication and networking
between members of Baltimore-Washington area inclusive homeschool
An African American homeschool support group in the Washington
D.C., Maryland and Virginia area with an emphasis on the older
We are a clearinghouse for activities, events and field trips
for homeschool families and visitors to the Washington, D.C.,
metro area including Maryland and Virginia suburbs as well as
points far beyond. Members are welcome to post homeschool activities,
but this is not a discussion board.
This group is set up to inform all homeschoolers about local
and current events that are happening in your area or surrounding
areas in the state of VA, Maryland and DC.
This groups exists to create an online forum to share resources,
activities, ideas, and support among the homeschooling community
to include the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area, Virginia,
Delaware and Pennsylvania.
Sankofa is a community of homeschooling families of color, with
members in DC, Maryland and VA, and as far north as Baltimore.
We are religiously diverse and our members use a variety of homeschooling
at the Folger
The Folger Shakespeare Library is a nonprofit educational institution
working to increase understanding of Shakespeare specifically
and drama and poetry more generally. They would like to extend
their educational services to the homeschool community in D.C.
Home School Sports Network
Sports sign-ups are well in advance of each season, so be sure
to check back frequently.
National Building Museum
We have had several home-schooled students who have stumbled
across our programs, and their participation has been a great
experience for them, as well as bringing a neat perspective to
the program as a whole.
District of Columbia
Offers lots of resources of interest to homeschoolers, and librarians
may be able to tell you of other homeschoolers in the area.
Organizations in D.C.
Sorting throuh these links can turn up support groups, charter
schools, and other resources for homeschoolers and those desiring
Friends of Choice in Urban Schools
Promoting quality public education for D.C. families through
the development of public charter schools.
The Lab School of Washington
Innovative programs for children and adults with learning disabilities:
art programs, tutoring, lots of hands on activities.
State Education Office
The State Education Office (SEO) was created in October 2000
to implement "state-level" education functions that
affect the education of all students in the District of Columbia.
While there is no homeschool-specific information on this site,
there is contact information.
Being a member of this yahoo group will give you access to the
current roster, contact information for AHE board members, the
updated calendar of events, the list of activity coordinators,
our home business/skill list, the AHE Swap Shop, the AHE Library
inventory, the group email chain for reminders and updates, and
a host of other things.
Area Preschool Homeschoolers
Community and support for parents who homeschool or are considering
homeschooling children ages Birth - 6 years old, and who are
willing to make the commute to activities inside and slightly
outside of the Beltway.
Community Learning Network
An inclusive online resource for familes choosing an alternative
educational path for their school-age children.
Family Homeschool Group of Northern Virginia
A support group for families who choose to educate their children
at home in Northern Virginia (a suburban area of Washington,
Jewish Homeschoolers of Metropolitan D.C. Area
(Baltimore, MD/Washington D.C.), Contact Celia Greenberg at .
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