Florida homeschooling laws

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Postby frogguruami » Fri Jun 29, 2007 7:50 pm

I am in Florida and I use FL Unschoolers umbrella school. I don't have to file a letter of intent, evaluations, test or the like. I send and attendance report to the umbrella school every quarter and that is it. And it is FREE!!
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Postby croixmom » Fri Jul 06, 2007 5:09 pm

I'm just completing our 2nd yr. homeschooling in FL.

You only have to file a letter of intent from 1st grade on. You do not need to re-file every year.

For reporting, you have options: evaluation by a state certified teacher; testing administered by a state certified teacher or enrollment in an umbrella school or some other type of organization.

My dd is enrolled with an acredited home study program. All I have to do is send her final grade report each year. There is no obligation to keep attendance.

You should keep a "portfolio" just in case someone questions your homeschool.


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