Welcome to TnHomeEd.com
Tennessee's comprehensive homeschool information site.
TnHomeEd is a comprehensive and
independent clearinghouse and network of homeschooling (home education)
information specifically for Tennesseans. If you're
just starting your homeschooling journey, just need the
non-lawyer version of
our laws or looking for
support groups, our
e-lists, umbrella or covers schools, (known as
church-related schools here, or other
resources, you're sure to find what you need here. We've got a great
Search feature and a good
FAQ. If you still have questions, feel free
for a prompt response. Thanks for visiting...
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Changes to the homeschooling code have been passed.
The highlights include the codification of the
Jeter Memo, no more baccalaureate degree requirement, elimination of
a hard deadline for registering, parents can now 'conduct' homeschooling
instead of doing it all themselves, no more declaring college or general
http://TnHomeEd.com/49-6-3050.html for the current code. Check
http://TnHomeEd.com/49-6-3050-Compare.html for a comparison of the
old vs. the new code. We'll be updating the non-lawyer explanations of
the various options in the near future. Thank you for your patience.
Also added to the educational option mix was
virtual schooling. While this is
public schooling at home and not legally 'home schooling' we're happy to
provide a clue to parents considering this option. We'll have more
complete information up after we get the homeschooling pages up to date.
In the meantime,
here's the law. To date we only know of
K12 having a presence in
Tennessee thanks to the Union County School District. Further it's only