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by Yvonne Bunn

Notice of Intent Recipient

Posted on Mar 11 2014 by Yvonne Bunn

Q. When filing a Notice of Intent, should I send it to the superintendent’s office or to the person listed on the school division’s website? They are two different people. A. The Virginia homeschool statue requires parents to “notify the division superintendent” of their intention to homeschool their child. Because of the number of homeschoolers, […]

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Test if Beginning Mid Year

Posted on Dec 15 2013 by Yvonne Bunn

Q. If I begin homeschooling in January, will I be required to test and send in the results by August 1? A. Yes, if you filed a Notice of Intent and begin homeschooling any time during the school year—even as late as April or May—you are required to submit test or evaluation  results by August […]

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Date of Birth Required

Posted on Oct 27 2013 by admin

Q. My superintendent’s office says my child’s date of birth is required for their database. Does the homeschool law require that I provide this information? A. The homeschool law does not require parents to submit a child’s date of birth in order to homeschool. A child’s name and identifiers such as DOB or a social […]

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Religious Exemption

Posted on Jun 12 2013 by admin

Q. I’ve filed a Notice of Intent for several years, and have now decided to change to religious exemption. Do I have to explain why I didn’t initially file under religious exemption?   A. If you write a letter to the school board expressing your religious convictions, it is not required to mention that you […]

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by Yvonne Bunn

Homebound vs. Homeschool

Posted on Dec 12 2012 by Yvonne Bunn

Q. What is the difference between “homeschooling” and “homebound instruction”? A. Homeschooling means you, the parent, are responsible for the education of your child. You choose the subjects to be taught, based on your child’s age and ability. You choose the curriculum and methods of teaching, plan the schedule, and teach the subjects or facilitate […]

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Notice of Intent Postmark

Posted on Aug 15 2012 by Yvonne Bunn

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. Does my letter of intent need to be postmarked by August 15 or physically in my superintendent’s office by August 15th? A. Your Notice of Intent should be postmarked […]

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NOI–Do I need to list where classes are taken?

Posted on Aug 2 2012 by Yvonne Bunn

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. If my child takes two classes at a Christian school, should I include this information in the Notice of Intent or just in the list of  subjects as required? A. […]

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Diploma Each Year With NOI

Posted on Jul 15 2012 by Yvonne Bunn

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. Do I have to send my diploma each year with my Notice of Intent since the superintendent should have it on file from previous years? A. Including a diploma […]

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Homeschool Diploma for Option 1

Posted on Jul 8 2012 by Yvonne Bunn

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. I have a homeschool diploma signed by my parents. Can I use it for option (i) to homeschool my own children, or does a diploma have to be from […]

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Certified Tutor Provision and Testing

Posted on Jun 29 2012 by Yvonne Bunn

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. 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 […]

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Superintendent’s Address

Posted on Jun 16 2012 by Yvonne Bunn

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. To whom do I send my Notice of Intent, and where can I find the address? A. You should send your Notice of Intent form to your local school […]

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Curriculum Description Form Incorrect

Posted on May 26 2012 by Yvonne Bunn

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. I received a letter from my superintendent with what he termed the “new forms.” One includes a place to list the subjects and then a blank for the “objectives” […]

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Notice of Intent and Birth Dates

Posted on Sep 22 2010 by Yvonne Bunn

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! This question, originally answered in 2010, is still accurate in 2012.   Q.  I filed my Notice of Intent and received a letter from the superintendent saying he couldn’t approve […]

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