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State Wants to Ban Homeschooling
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Dutch Homeschoolers Fight Compulsory Attendance Law
Compulsory Attendance Law:From the 5th birthday until age 16. Part-time attendance allowed for 16 to 18 year olds (an approved combination of study and employment).
Legal Status: Homeschooling is not technically recognized by Dutch law. The Compulsory Education Act, Article 2, paragraph 1, states that school attendance is mandatory. However, many are able to obtain a religious exemption to compulsory education.
Country needs: 1) Recognition of homeschooling as a valid form of education
Number of Homeschoolers: Approximately 100 families.
Nederlandse Vereniging voor Thuisonderwijs (NVvTO)
Last Updated: February 2, 2011