This pathfinder will be useful in finding information about homeschooling within the Sequoyah Regional Library System.
To learn about Georgia’s laws concerning homeschooling go to the Georgia Department of Education webpage at gadoe.org. From the top banner, select “Learning & Curriculum.” On the left select “Home Study” and it will take you to the “Home School” page. Click the “CLICK HERE to Submit an Online Declaration of Intent Form” to find the form you need to submit to the Department of Education. Scroll down to read more information about the laws and requirements regarding homeschooling.
To find current information regarding homeschooling in Georgia go to: Georgia Home Education Association at ghea.org; or homeschool.com.
Resources at a glance available through Sequoyah Regional Library System:
- The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Homeschooling by Marsha Ransom (2001) (371.04 RAN)
- Homeschooling 101: a guide to getting started by Erica Arndt (2013) (371.042 ARN)
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