New Hampshire Homeschooling Legal Requirements
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Below is a quick reference guide on the homeschooling requirements for the state of New Hampshire. For more information on the legal requirements visit the HSLDA New Hampshire  page.
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New Hampshire residents have certain guidelines that are recommended to follow in order to homeschool legally per the HSLDA:
New Hampshire law states: “The general court recognizes . . . that it is the primary right and obligation of a parent to choose the appropriate educational alternative for a child under his care and supervision, as provided by law. . . . The general court further recognizes that home education is more individualized than instruction normally provided in the classroom setting” (N.H. Rev. State. Ann. § 193-A).
The New Hampshire Supreme Court has reaffirmed the fundamental right to homeschool: “Thus while the State may adopt a policy requiring children to be educated, it does not have the unlimited power to require they be educated in a certain way or place. . . . Home education is an enduring American tradition and right. . . . Thus approval requirements for non-public school education may not unnecessarily interfere with traditional parental rights” (Appeal of Pierce, 451 A.2d 363 ).
The following guidelines will help you to homeschool in compliance with state law.
1. Provide appropriate notification to the authorities.
2. Teach the required subjects.
3. Keep good records.
4. Evaluate your child annually.
5. Notify the department of education if you graduate your student before the age of 18.
Visit the HSLDA New Hampshire  page for more information on these five steps and homeschooling in New Hampshire.
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