Homeschooling Another Person’s Child

Q. I have looked at the VA laws and can not find any clear word on whether it is legal or not to homeschool someone else’s child. A. The homeschool statute is written to allow parents to teach their own…

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Certified Tutor Teaching Time

Q. If I hire a certified teacher to teach my child, what percentage of the day am I required to teach him? A.  A certified teacher (also known as a certified tutor) who has complied with the law can do…

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Certified Tutors and Testing

Q. I’m a certified teacher, and I’ve received a letter saying that I must send testing results by August 1. Is this correct? A. It depends on how you filed last year. There are two ways Virginia certified teachers (tutors)…

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Teacher License Renewal

Q. I would like to begin homeschooling under the certified tutor provision, but my teaching license recently expired. Can I get an extension and homeschool under the certified tutor statute while I earn the necessary points to renew my license?…

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Certified Tutor Provision and Testing

Q. As a certified tutor, am I required to send in standardized test scores? A. It depends on how you have complied with the law. As a Virginia certified teacher you have two options: 1) comply with the certified tutor…

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Certified Tutor Statute

This post is part of a series titled, “Homeschool Q&A.” The series features questions we’ve received from parents on a variety of topics–and the answers! Q. Under the certified tutor statute, do I have to be certified at the high…

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Notifying as a Certified Tutor

Q. I’m a new homeschooler. As a certified teacher, I’m confused about how to notify. Help! A. There are two ways to homeschool as a certified tutor or teacher: 1) comply with the certified tutor statute 22.1-254 (A), or 2)…

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