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California Home School

About Charter Schools in California

California Charter Schools Association Our mission is to improve student achievement by strengthening and expanding California’s quality public charter school movement. CDE Charter School Information So you want to operate a charter school in California? Here’s what you should know. Charter Homeschool Programs Because each charter school operates under its own charter, before deciding...
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California Charter Schools for Homeschooling by County

Some California homeschool families prefer not to homeschool independently, but rather through an institution operated either through the state or as an independent organization. This is a list of California charter schools that support your choice to school at home.
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California Field Trips with Kids

Phone numbers to the California field trips destinations can be dialed directly from smart phones. Just click! Annotated Lists Adventure Schooling This group is for families who enjoy getting out of the house and being adventurous. You are welcome to join us. Tell us about great field trips in your area, and about good...
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California Homeschool Social Networks

Social networks, email lists and message boards concerning homeschooling in California Statewide Support CA-Homeschooling-HSC List This community, sponsored by the HomeSchool Association of California, HSC, provides a network for asking questions, exchanging ideas, meeting new friends, information about homeschooling, events, contacts, and NEWS. California Homeschool Discussion and Information CHDI is an open space to...
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California Homeschool Support Group Lists

Contacts in Counties CHN’s Local Contacts List Homeschooling families who serve as ambassadors for California Homeschool Network. To be listed, email scooterno1@aol.com County Contacts HSC’s list of people in each California County who are homeschoolers themselves, and have volunteered to help newcomers. Support Group Lists California Email Lists, Support Groups, Message Boards, Forums and Newsletters...
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California Homeschooling

Associations Phone numbers to the homeschool associations can be dialed directly from smart phones. Just click! California Homeschool Network CHN offers homeschool workshops, legislative updates. If you need assistance, email CHN or call toll free 800-327-5339 Christian Home Educators Association of California CHEA offers information and support of Christian home educators in California. If...
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California Homeschooling Publications

Magazines and other materials to help you homeschool in California. Websites recommended by your Homeschool Guide, Ann Zeise.
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California Immunization Records Request Response SB277

Even though the immunization requirement does not apply to you, they can still ask. Tell them that you are operating a "home-based private school."
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California Legal Homeschooling

Code California Homeschoolers Win Landmark Case – 8/8/08 The California Court of Appeals had ruled in favor of homeschooling in our state. Mon, Aug 11, 2008 — 9:00 AM Teaching Without Credentials A California appeals court has ruled that parents can homeschool their children, even if they don’t have a teaching credential. This overturns...
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California Legislation Regarding Homeschooling

Bill Watch CHN categorizes bills in the California legislature that bear watching because of the way they might affect homeschooling. California’s Standards, Curriculum, and Assessment This may come in handy if you must write out what your child will be learning. Good for pulling out “educationalese” if you really must. Many files in Adobe...
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California Private School Affidavit PSA

California Private School Affidavit Form Sample Make a copy of this form and then go online to fill out a similar form for your California homeschool. The new form for the next school year will be available on or about October 1st. Though it is often available before October 1st, it is recommended that...
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California Private School Affidavit Sample

Make a copy of the 2015-2016 PSA sample form and then go online to fill out a similar form at the DOE site for your California homeschool.
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California Private School Homeschooling

In a nutshell, what do we have to do as a homeschool family to comply with private school regulations before submitting the Private School Affidavit between October 1-15? You will first need to create a name for your private school to use on these and other documents. Here are some ideas for types of school...
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California Private School Satellite Programs

This is a list of independent homeschool organizations filed as California private schools. Most have fees, but provide excellent services for those families who need help homeschooling legally.
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California Public Independent Study Programs

Home School Programs run through California School Districts Some California homeschool families prefer not to homeschool independently, but rather through an institution operated either through the state or as an independent organization. This is a list of school districts with Independent Study or Home Study Programs sites online. About Independent Study California Consortium for...
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California Resources For Homeschooling

Resources such as exams, field trips for homeschoolers in California. Websites recommended by your Homeschool Guide, Ann Zeise.
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California Support Groups For Homeschooling

Homeschooling support groups in California by County. Home School support group websites, groups, and social networks recommended by Ann Zeise.
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New Term for Independent Study Programs

Independent Study Programs Renamed By Debbie Schwarzer Co-Chair HSC Legal Team This notice is both for families who enroll in private school independent study programs and for people who operate private school independent study programs. It is being announced more or less simultaneously with announcements from CHN, CHEA and HSLDA. Debbie Schwarzer Co-Chair HSC Legal Team...
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