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Hawaii Homeschooling Information
Helpful Information, Links & Tips for Homeschoolers in Hawaii
Time4Learning Parent Discussion Forum - Hawaii
Discussions and Resources for Hawaii Homeschoolers
Homeschooling is regulated at the state level and changes may be made to the relevant statutes at any time. Always consult the actual state code for the most up to date and accurate legal information with regard to homeschooling. The links provided below contain information that may or may not be current.
The "Show Me" Letter - Many an uninformed (or informed but overzealous) school administration official has asked local homeschoolers for more documentation than the state homeschool law requires. In The "Show Me" Letter, Shay Seaborne relates her experience with an overzealous official and how knowing the law and being polite but firm is often all it takes to educate local officials. A "must read" for new homeschoolers!
Hawaii Homeschool Association
Frequently asked Questions
State of Hawaii Department of Education - Chapter 12, Compulsory Attendance Exceptions
12-2: §8-12-16 Notification of termination of home schooling §8-12-17 Educational neglect §8-12-18 Testing and progress reports of home-schooled children §8-12-19 Instructional personnel of home-schooled children §8-12-20 Credits §8-12-21 High school diploma for home-schooled children §8-12-22 College entrance examination and home-schooled children
Form 4140 "Exceptions to Compulsory Education
Parents need to submit a notice of intent to home school your child to the local public school principal. This may be done via a Form 4140 "Exceptions to Compulsory Education".
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