Homeschooling in North Dakota

northdakotaHomeschooling in North Dakota is referred to as “home education” and is defined in N.D. Century Code Section 15.1-23-01 as “a program of education supervised by a child’s parent in accordance with the requirements of this chapter.”  The code requires that, fourteen days before starting a North Dakota home school, the child’s parents must file a statement of intent to home school with the superintendent of their local school district.  A similar statement must be filed annually for as long as the home school exists.  Instruction must be conducted in the school at least four hours a day for a minimum of one hundred seventy-five days each year.  Home school parents in North Dakota must be licensed or approved to teach by the education standards and practices board and must hold at least a college bachelor’s degree.

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