The Ohio homeschooling law allows parents to homeschool their children.
In Ohio v. Whisner, (1976), the Ohio Supreme Court stated “ . . . it has long been recognized that the right of a parent to guide the education, including the religious education, of his or her children is indeed a fundamental right guaranteed by the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.”
It is important for parents to be informed on how to homeschool legally.
A parent must provide an annual notification to homeschool to the superintendent of the public school district of residence which shall include:
English language arts
Mathematics units must include 1 unit of algebra II or the equivalent of
The Ohio Core allows school districts to adopt a policy that would exempt students who participate in nterscholastic athletics, band or cheerleading for two full seasons from the physical education requirement. Students must take another course of at least 60 contact hours in its place.
Science units must include 1 unit of physical sciences, 1 unit ofl life sciences and 1 unit advanced study in one or more of the following sciences: chemistry, physics, or other physical science ; advanced biology or other life science ; astronomy, physical geology, or other earth or space science.
Social studies units must include ½ unit of American history and ½ unit of American government.
Electives units must include one or any combination of foreign language, fine arts, business, career-technical education, family and consumer sciences, technology, agricultural education or English language arts, mathematics, science or social studies courses not otherwise required.
All students must receive instruction in economics and financial literacy during grades 9 -12 and must complete at least two semesters of fine arts.
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