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Homeschooling—A New Concept in Middle East
April 20, 2015: National parents in Kuwait have banded together to start a homeschool association, the first of its kind.


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Legal status of homeschooling: Homeschooling is not specifically addressed in Kuwaiti law. The constitution in Art. 40 states: “Education in its preliminary stages shall be compulsory.”  Families interpret this to support their decision to homeschool, since education, not school attendance, is compulsory. There is a growing movement among families to have homeschooling officially recognized and integrated into the educational framework of Kuwait.

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Kuwait Homeschool League
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Last Updated: January 1, 2016