Many parent(s) are now choosing to home-school their children instead of sending them to public school. However, most parent(s) do not realize there are requirements and procedures that must be followed. Proof of enrollment must be shown to their county school system in which their child would be attending. Parent(s) must bring evidence of enrollment in one of the home school programs at the beginning of the school year which commenced on August 9th, 2018. If a parent(s) has not shown proof of home-schooling a child in Campbell County he/she must bring evidence immediately to the Campbell County Board of Education that you have enrolled your child in one of the following three programs.
- Independent Home School
- Church-related Umbrella School
- Accredited Online School The Tennessee Home School Law (TN Code Annotated 49-6-3050) gives specifics for parent(s) to home school his/her child.
Requirements for enrollment of a child in each of the three types of home schooling are different.
- Independent Home School requires proof of the parents high school diploma or GED and the child’s shot records. These must be brought to the Campbell County Board of Education for enrollment.
- Church-related Umbrella School and Accredited Online School have their individual requirements for enrollment. After enrollment the parent(s) should have proof and bring to the Campbell County Board of Education.
After enrolling a student into one of the three types of home school the parent(s) are responsible and liable for the education of the child.