From the HSLDA E-lert Service:


10/5/2005 4:32:55 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
Wisconsin--Annual Notice Reminder

From the HSLDA E-lert Service...

Wisconsin--Annual Notice Reminder

Dear HSLDA members:

This is just a reminder for those operating under Wisconsin's
homeschool regulations that your annual notice of intent to homeschool
is due October 15.

Wisconsin statutes require every homeschool family to submit a
statement of enrollment to the Department of Public Instruction (DPI),
indicating whether the homeschool meets all the requirements under the

You will be asked the following questions, and to meet all the
requirements of a home-based program under Wisconsin's homeschool
regulations you must be able to answer "True" to the following

a. "primary purpose of the program is to provide private or
religious-based education,"

b. "the program is privately controlled,"

c. the program provides at least 875 hours of instruction each
school year,

d. "the program provides a sequentially progressive curriculum of
fundamental instruction" in the Required Subjects: (which "does not
require the program to include in its curriculum any concept, topic or
practice in conflict with the program's religious doctrines," or
exclude any such topic), and

e. the program is not operated to circumvent the compulsory
attendance law.

If your school system or DPI asks you to provide information in
addition to the above requirements, please let us know.

The form is available by calling 608-266-5761 or toll free
1-888-245-2732, ext. 1. The DPI mails the forms out every Friday. It
should be completed and submitted to the DPI at the following address:

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
School Management Services/Home-Based
125 South Webster Street
P.O. Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841

According to the law, your notice should be received by the DPI by
October 15.


Christopher J. Klicka
HSLDA Senior Counsel

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