What are the responsibilities of parents?

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As required by Section 1002.41, F.S., to establish a home education program and maintain compliance with the statute, a parent must:

  1. Send a written notice of intent to the school district superintendent.
  2. Maintain a portfolio of records, consisting of a log of educational activities, writings, worksheets, and creative materials used or developed by the student
  3. Make the portfolio available for inspection by the superintendent upon a 15-day notice. (The legislation does not require the superintendent to inspect all portfolios.)
  4. Provide an annual educational evaluation for the student’s educational process to the school district superintendent.
  5. Preserve each student’s portfolio for two years.
  6. Submit a letter of termination upon completion of the home education program or change of residence.