Keeping a Log

“The portfolio shall consist of a log, made contemporaneously with the instruction, which designates by title the reading materials used, samples of any writings, worksheets, workbooks or creative materials used or developed by the student”- 24 P.S. 1327.1(e)(1). Because the law is vague as its written, there’s a lot of debate about the proper form of […]

Who’s Qualified to Homeschool in Pennsylvania?

In 1988, the Pennsylvania Legislature passed a law making it legal for parents to homeschool their children in the Commonwealth. Prior to this legislation, Pennsylvania was one of the most aggressive states in prosecuting parents for truancy. Act 169 of 1988, which is the Pennsylvania Homeschool Law, is an extension of the compulsory education provision […]

How to Prepare an Affidavit Pa Homeschool Law

How to Prepare a Homeschool Affidavit in Pennsylvania

Filing an affidavit (or what some think of as a “letter of intent to homeschool”) and related papers under Pennsylvania homeschool law doesn’t have to be difficult, intimidating or time-consuming. Read the following post to guide you through the process and help yourself to the one-page printable affidavit found on the “forms” page The affidavit […]