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Homeschooling in Michigan

Homeschooling in Michigan is actually very easy. Homeschooling is covered under the Michigan Compulsory School Attendance Law, in the section of exceptions. The part relevant to you is MCL 380.1561, Section 1561(3)(f), covering education by one's parent or legal guardian in the home.

MCL 380.1561, Section 1561(3): “A child is not required to attend a public school in any of the following cases: … (f) The child is being educated at the child's home by his or her parent or legal guardian in an organized educational program in the subject areas of Reading, Spelling, Mathematics, Science, History, Civics, Literature, Writing and English Grammar.”

Families choosing to home school under exemption (3)(f) are not required to do any type of reporting to any school official. If you are sent a SM4325 form, you do not have to return it or make any type of response. The MDE has stated that, “If the home school family has not registered, the Department will consider the home school family to be operating under the exemption (f) solely.” There is also no law requiring that any information be provided to the local or intermediate school district. Therefore, a home school existing under (3)(f) has no responsibility to provide any information to local school officials.

To begin a home education program you simply begin home schooling. You do NOT have to ask permission, get a license or even a permit. You do NOT have to request a Non-Public School Membership Reporting Form (form SM4325). You must provide your children instruction in the subject areas of Reading, Spelling, Mathematics, Science, History, Civics, Literature, Writing and English Grammar.”

So, long story short, it's pretty easy to start homeschooling, unschooling, or what else have you in Michigan.

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Montessori Schools

There are quite a few Montessori schools in Michigan.http://www.montessori-namta.org/NAMTA/dirlistings/Michigan.html If you feel that Montessori education is for you, then hopefully there is one near you.

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