Can my child receive Social Security benefits while homeschooling?
In recent years, there has been some question as to the eligibility of children involved in home education to receive childs benefits under the Social Security Code. Families choosing to homeschool their children should have no fears concerning their ability to receive benefits under the current law. These families are completely protected under 404.367 of the Social Security Code. This section states, You may be eligible for childs benefits if you are a full-time elementary or secondary school student. The code then institutes qualifications as to who can be considered a full-time elementary or secondary student, stating that one has to attend a school which provides elementary or secondary education as determined under the law of the state or other jurisdiction in which it is located. Home school children are said to be in compliance with this regulation if they (a)(1) are instructed in elementary or secondary education at home in accordance with the home school law of the State or o