Pauline's Guide to Homeschooling in Pennsylvania
Brand New to Homeschooling?
Basics of the PA Home Education Law
- Overview of the PA Home Education Law
- Compulsory School Age
- Affidavit - All you need to know, including links to print-and-use affidavits.
- Required Days/Hours - Don't stress about this, OK?
- Required Subjects - Don't stress about this either.
- Fire Safety Resources - Links to coloring pages and other portfolio fodder, plus some actually useful and interesting links.
- Log of Reading Materials - There's some controversy about what the log is required to include. Lots of info here to help you decide how you want to proceed.
- Portfolios - What to include, etc.
- Portfolio Summaries
- Portfolio Step-By-Step
- Testing - When to test, where to get a test, and generally what to expect.
- Evaluations - Who can do them, what to look for in an evaluator, etc.
- Evaluator List - A list of evaluators - you can also find one locally through word-of mouth or use a friend who qualifies.
- Useful Forms - All kinds of forms you may find useful for personal record-keeping and complying with PA law ~ log forms, portfolio helps, affidavit forms, etc. ~ plus links to record-keeping software and an emergency birthday card to print and use.
- Moving to, from, or within PA - What you need to do and when, legally speaking.
- Due Process
Alternatives to the Home Education Law
Homeschooling High School
Handling School District Problems
Teaching and Learning