The Home School Court Report
VOLUME XVIII, NUMBER 1
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JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2002
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Cover Story
Charter schools: The price is too high

Charter schools: Look before you leap

Regular Features
Freedom watch

A contrario sensu

Active Cases

Notes to members

Prayer and praise

President's page

Across the States
State by State

FYI
HSLDA social services contact policy

A plethora of forms

HSLDA legal contacts for August 2001

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Alabama
Annual filing not required

Home School Legal Defense Association has assisted member families in Jackson and Tuscaloosa Counties where school officials were attempting to require them to file a church school enrollment form every year.

According to Alabama Code 16-28-7, the form must be filed with the local public school superintendent by the parent at the time of enrollment. However, there is no provision in this statute requiring the form to be filed on an annual basis. Instead, the parent must authorize the church school to notify the local public school superintendent should the child cease attendance at the church school. Members who are asked by public school officials to file the church school enrollment form more than once should contact HSLDA for assistance.

- Dewitt T. Black