You have the right to withdraw your children
from school at any time of the year.
The decisions that we made at he beginning of the school year are subject to change. For some parents, the academic year started with the peace of
mind that traditional schooling was a
Maybe things changed:
• Are you concerned that your fam-ily’s;values;are;not;being;supported;at
Things can change on the family scene as well. Maybe time in your
schedule has opened up to allow you
to devote time to homeschooling.
Whatever the reason, if you are considering pulling your children out of
school mid-year, it can be done In fact,
winter break can be an ideal time to
withdraw from school. You can begin
your new adventure as a homeschooling family with an extended period
of time together over the Christmas
children from school at any time of
the year. Some states require a period
any time requirements in your state.
Generally, the long holiday break
year. Choose curriculum that seems
well-suited for your family and be
ready to go in the new year.
• Be compliant with your state’s laws.
Each state has something to say about
homeschooling. Some laws are specific and detailed. Others are looser
agree with the requirements, you are
required to follow them.
sure you understand them. You can
find the requirements for your state
easily online. If there is something you
For example, some states require
year-end testing or portfolio review.
you will do this so you aren’t left
scrambling in the spring.
in the New Year