Christian Association of Parent Educators New Mexico (CAPE-NM)
Dedicated to informing, encouraging and supporting New Mexico’s home school community and dedicated to preserving, protecting, and defending home education in New Mexico.
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New Mexico Field Trips
Educational places to visit in New Mexico.
New Mexico Education Code
AN A TO Z RESOURCE
Not intended as legal advice. For your information only. New law eliminates testing and keeping attendance records. Health records may be kept at home.
Home Schools – Overview from the NM PED
Home schools are operated by a parent or legal guardian of a school-age person who instructs a home study program, including but not limited to reading, language arts, mathematics, social studies, and science. These students are not considered public school students and do not receive credits for the courses, unless the home study program is through an accredited correspondence school.
Home School Operators Procedures Manual
Revised May 2008. The purpose of the Procedures Manual for Home School Operators in New Mexico is to provide parents, legal guardians, and local school district officials direction for implementing the most recent legislation.
Notification of Establishment of a Home School Form
This online form must be completed and submitted to the state superintendent within thirty days of the establishment of a home school and by April 1 of each subsequent year. Written copy of form also available.
Online Social Networks
This is a list for Christian homeschooling parents in New Mexico and the whole Southwest. Parents to be, those thinking about homeschooling and those from other states are welcome also.
New Mexico Homeschool Community
We are network of homeschoolers, both groups and individuals primarily in New Mexico but also including the states of Texas, Colorado and Arizona. This community welcomes all religions, all cultures, all styles of homeschooling and teaching
NM Pagan Parents
A support and networking list for pagan parents and pagan home educators in New Mexico.
Southwest Eclectic Homeschoolers
We invite families in the Durango, Silverton, Cortez, Mancos, and Bayfield areas of Colorado as well as the Aztec, Cedar Hill, and Farmington areas of New Mexico to post any social or educational events or information on this site. We are a loose community of homeschoolers and unschoolers who welcome all regardless of educational methods or religious beliefs.
Aztec Home Schooling
We are not a school – you cannot enroll here. But you can register your program with us. This aids in accumulating statistics on homeschooling. You can order some “How to Homeschool” packets from them. [Note that many homeschool associations give such packets away for free or have them online.]