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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 Links section 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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JBAB HE 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 JBAB HE website and JBAB HE information?

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JBAB HE members are the only ones that have access to our website and JBAB HE information that is deemed secured. You must sign in to access JBAB HE information.

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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. This includes events that are open to the public as well as links and publications the public can access freely on the internet. 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. 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 fee for the 2013-2014 school year is $30 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.