Homeschool Registration 2012 13

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Homeschool Registration 2012 13

  1. 1. Compulsory School Attendance: Home SchoolAs the new school year begins, the School Liaison Office would like to remind parents ofthe State of Mississippi law governing school attendance particularly as it pertains tofamilies who Home School.Under the Mississippi Compulsory School Attendance Law, parents and guardians arerequired to enroll their children in a public, private or home school. This law applies tochildren who have reached the age of six (6) and have not exceeded the age of seventeen(17) by September 1.Children who have attained or will attain the age of five (5) years on or before September1 and have enrolled in a full-day public kindergarten will also be under the CompulsorySchool Attendance Law.Any parent or guardian who fails to comply with the Mississippi compulsory schoolattendance law may be punished in a court of law.Parents who are teaching their children at home (home school) are required to complete acertificate of enrollment card each school year. You can complete this card at theColumbus AFB School Liaison Office, located in Building 730, Suite 215.Mississippi law requires this card to be completed prior to 15 September 2012.Please contact the School Liaison Officer at 434-2792 or via email at:slo@columbus.af.mil for an appointment to complete your registration.

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