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Nebraska Homeschooling

Homeschool Resources in Nebraska

Nebraska Homeschooling Associations
Field Trips
Legal Information
Legislation Watch
Online Social Networks
Support Groups
~ Lincoln
~ Omaha
~ Sioux Falls
Support Group Lists


Nebraska Christian Home Educators Association
For more than 20 years, NCHEA has been serving homeschool families in Nebraska. We are excited that you have joined us on this exciting road of Christian home education.

Western Nebraska Home Educators Network
Every member is encouraged to express opinions, contribute ideas, express frustrations and voice feedback. These expressions provide for the on-going improvement of the network as a whole.


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Field Trips

Nebraska Field Trips
Educational places to visit in Nebraska.

Legal Information

Nebraska Education Code For Homeschooling
Not intended as legal advice. For your information only.

Exempt (Home) School Program
Parents (or guardians) may educate their child at home by electing not to meet State approval or accreditation requirements (Section 79-1601 R.R.S.). In Nebraska, “home schools” are referred to as exempt schools and are considered non-approved or non-accredited schools.

Frequently Asked Questions (2016/17 School Year)
By filing for and receiving exempt status, parents are electing not to have their child attend a school that meets State approval or accreditation requirements while also complying with the compulsory school attendance law.

Rules & Regulations
Rule 12 and Rule 13 are the rules governing the procedures and standards for parents filing for an exemption. Rule 12 was repealed and combined with Rule 13. Rule 13 and a list of changes to the recently-revised Rule can be viewed at the “Rules and Regulations” link.

Rule 13
This Chapter provides rules and regulations governing the procedures for exemption of schools from state approval and accreditation requirements when such schools elect, pursuant to Section 79-1701(R.R.S.), not to meet those requirements because they would violate the sincerely held religious beliefs of the parents or legal guardians.

Parent or Guardian Affidavit to Delay Entry into an Exempt School
Parents can delay the start of homeschooling until age seven (7) by filing an affidavit with the local school district.

Legislation Watch

Nebraska UniCAM
Take a virtual tour of the state capitol or watch a live streaming video of the legislature in session. We support Flash and QuickTime streaming formats.

Online Social Networks

Nebraska homeschool
A list for Nebraska homeschoolers, discussing homeschooling, field trips, help finding support groups.

Nebraska Unschoolers
Unschooling can question some traditional thoughts that usually don’t get questioned in other circles. Such as learning without a curriculum, treating children with kindness, respect and dignity.

Unschooling NE
This list is a place for Nebraska unschoolers to get together and discuss unschooling ideas. An unschooled child can choose what they want to learn and do, live in freedom and find a great joy. Unschooling is living life, from watching TV or playing video games to painting, raising animals–everything!

Western Nebraska Home Educators Network
This forum was established for the sole purpose and focus of networking area support groups and curriculum distributors who live in or cater to Western Nebraska and Eastern Wyoming. It’s also an opportunity to promote the interest of home education throughout the area and discuss upcoming events.


Independent Study High School
Accredited classes through the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Diploma issued upon completion of their 4-year curriculum-based program.

Nebraska Medicaid Program
Children’s health insurance for low income families.

Support Groups


Heartland Home Schoolers
A Christian home schooling support group for Lincoln, Nebraska, and surrounding areas.

Lincoln Area Homeschool Social Group
This is a group for homeschooled kids, ages middle school through high school, who live in and around Lincoln, Nebraska, to plan and find activities to do together just for fun.

North Platte Area Home Educators
NPAHE was created as an area-wide forum to exchange information between Christian homeschoolers in the Lincoln County area. NPAHE helps to link area-wide homeschooling associations, support groups and homeschooling individuals to ensure that information is easily shared.

NPAHE-For Sale
This is a companion group to NPAHE homeschooling egroup. It is intended for posting items for sale, to give away, for trade or to shop for items that are wanted. The list will primarily serve the Lincoln County (NE) area.


Bellevue Offutt Homeschool Happenings
This Homeschool Group is open to all families that live in the Bellevue, Nebraska area and/or Offutt AFB. We are a group of families dedicated to educating our children at home. Through this group, you can find out what’s going on around the Omaha Metro Area, as well as join us for field trips.

Catholic Homeschool Association of Omaha
A place for members of the Catholic Homeschool Association of Omaha to share news and information.

Cub Scout Pack 26
Mid-America Council BSA. For Home School Cubs, 1st through 5th grades.

Nebraska Secular Home Educators
NESHE is a parent-run homeschool cooperative. We are located in Eastern Nebraska around the Omaha Metro area. We have no specific religious affiliation whatsoever.

Omaha Home Educators Network 
HEN serves eastern Nebraska and western Iowa home educating families. Whether you’re brand new to the home education journey, relocating to the Omaha area or a veteran homeschooler, we hope that our website will serve you well and prove to be a valuable resource to you as you teach your children at home.

Omaha Homeschool Learning Center
Classes are held from 9am to 4pm on Wednesday afternoons at Southwest Church of Christ (124th and West Center), and we welcome you to bring the whole family down. Whether spending time in our Mom’s Room or finding a nook to call your own, you are welcome to make us your homeschool away from home. Kids are free to study or socialize when not in class.

Venturing Crew 26 
Mid-America Council BSA. For young adults in the Home School community, who are 14 and have completed the 8th grade, through 20 years old. Crew 26 is chartered by The Gardener Home School Association.

Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls Homeschool Group
Home Schoolers of the Sioux Falls Area, Sioux Empire, come chat with us about everything related to homeschooling.

Support Group Lists

Nebraska Email Lists, Support Groups, Message Boards, Forums and Newsletters
Please notify Admin@LeapingFromTheBox.com if your email list, support group, message board, forum or newsletter is not included here or if you see errors.

Nebraska Homeschool Support Groups
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