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Divisions > Student, Family, and School Support > Student Services and Alternative Programs > Home Schooling
Overview

Maryland law, Education Article, §7-301, Annotated Code of Maryland, Compulsory Attendance, and COMAR 13A.10.10.01 states that each child who resides in Maryland and is 5 years old or older and under 16 shall attend a public school regularly during the entire school year unless the child is otherwise receiving regular, thorough schooling during the school year in the studies usually taught in the public school to children of the same age.  Maryland recognizes nonpublic schools and home schooling as options to public school enrollment for students to receive regular, thorough instruction.

 

For more information visit:

 

Home Instruction Fact Sheet


Contact Information
Richard Scott, Specialist, School Counseling
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  (410) 767-0288
Fax:  (410) 333-8148
Email:  rscott@msde.state.md.us
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Home Schooling 12-Year Report
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