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FAQs

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How do I homeschool in Washington DC?

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Homeschooling in Washington D.C. requires you to submit an "Intent to Homeschool" form to the Office of the State Superintendent of Education Home School office. If you click on our "Important New Member Information" section, then, "New Members Start Here!" you will find the links you need to the OSSE as well as the link to the "Intent to Homeschool" form to print and fill out. Be sure to check out the home school laws you need to follow on the OSSE link.

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Why a website?

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A website is a centralized, interactive location where JBAB HE members can go to find information, pay for activities sponsored by JBAB HE, learn about activites in the surrounding area and much more.

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How is the website paid for?

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JBABHE pays for access to the website.

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Is this site secure?

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Our website is protected with SSL technology, ColdFusion security, and Linux servers. These are some of the same parameters put in place by financial institutions and other secured sites.

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Who has access to the JBABHE website and JBABHE information?

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JBABHE members are the only ones that have access to our website and JBABHE information that is deemed secured. You must sign in to access JBABHE information.  We do not allow non-members to view our activities calendar for the safety of the children.

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Why can I see some things without signing in?

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The only items available for nonmembers are the items available to the public. Nonmembers do not have access to information about events that are deemed only for members through our website. Also nonmembers do not have access to our Family roster, Classifieds, Forums or secure Calendar. We do not allow non-members to view our activities calendar for the safety of the children.  Some FAQ's are available to nonmembers for informational purposes only.

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How much does it cost to be a member?

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Our annual, non-refundable fee for the 2018-2019 school year is $40 per family.

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How can I find out more information about JBAB Home Educators?

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For more information please click on the tab labeled NEED MORE INFORMATION!! located in the left side bar.

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Who can join JBAB Home Educators?

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Active duty and retired military homeschooling families from all branches and ranks in the surrounding area as well as DOD civilians assigned to the area.