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What does the Arizona laws say about homeschooling?

Arizona state law’s definition is…. “Homeschool means a nonpublic school conducted primarily by the parent, guardian or other person who has custody of the child or nonpublic instruction provided in the child's home.” ARS §15-802 G 2

Homeschooling parents or legal guardians provide their own children “with instruction in at least the subjects of reading, grammar, mathematics, social studies and science.” ARS §15-802 A

Arizona allows homeschoolers to participate in activities at the public school without attending.

“a child who resides within the attendance area of a public school and who is instructed at home shall be allowed to try out for interscholastic activities on behalf of the public school in the same manner as a pupil who is enrolled in that public school.” ARS § 15-802.01 A

Arizona is a low regulation state only requiring homeschooling families to notify them of their intent to homeschool. ARS §15-802 B 2. The affidavit of intent to homeschool can be found at http://www.homeschoolinginarizona.com/gettingstarted/legal/forms.aspx

Arizona does not require homeschoolers to test. Those parents who desire to test children in grades 1-10 can do so with

http://www.setontesting.com/