Washington Homeschool Law
Currently, all 50 states have passed homeschooling laws. Some states have more regulations than others. Where does Washington State rank?
However, these requirements are not a hindrance to parent taught education of their children. In fact, Washington's law is very workable and includes an excellent description of what it calls "home- based instruction":
We strongly encourage home educators to become familiar with our state laws and to know their rights. For your benefit, these laws are provided and discussed for your study in the various CHN web pages in this section.
There is no evidence that homeschooling success or freedom is linked to government regulations. However, to the benefit of homeschoolers, state laws make it is clear what is homeschooling and what is not.
NOTE: Children enrolled in public school programs such as
and DO NOT come under the home-based instruction law.
Enrollment in these secular programs is actually enrollment in public school.