How is homeschooling curriculum regulated?
Most states require a total number of hours or days a child must be taught during the school year, depending on grade level. States may also require specific subjects to be covered. Specific curriculum decisions are often left up to the parent, with checkpoints varying by state. For example, Wyoming requires that the parent submit a curriculum annually to the board of trustees. South Dakota requires that only language arts and math be taught, but also requires that students take standardized tests linked to the state assessment program. Illinois includes honesty, justice, and moral kindness in its required curriculum, and parents need only file a voluntary statement of assurance to show that they are meeting requirements. New York has very specific subject requirements depending on grade level. Parents must fill out an Individualized Home Instruction Plan, which must include their curriculum, file quarterly reports and conduct annual assessments. Do public schools allow homeschooled st
- I am new to homeschooling and not sure how to create a curriculum for my child going into the sixth grade this fall. Where can I find info on what exactly NY requires of each subject to be taught?
- Is there a Homeschooling curriculum like A Beka that is less Christian based?
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