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July 28, 2006

Senate Concurrent Resolution 15: Establishing a Homeschool Guidelines Committee

Author:
Senator Skinner

Summary:
The bill would create a study committee to determine whether statewide homeschool guidelines are required.

Status:

01/11/2006Senate, First Reading; referred to Senate Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedure
03/14/2006Senate, Legislature adjourns; bill is dead.

HSLDA’s Position:
Oppose.

Action Requested:
None requested at this time.

Background:
Indiana does have guidelines for homeschoolers, and the homeschoolers in Indiana are excelling within those guidelines. The state requires that homeschoolers are in school for the number of days public schools are in session, which is generally 180 days. In addition, homeschoolers are required to maintain attendance records to verify the enrollment and attendance of the child to the state superintendent upon request.

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