Homeschools

Homeschool laws in the United States: Where does North Carolina fit in?

With the rise in homeschooling over the past decade, laws regulating homeschooling are becoming more salient. North Carolina has seen some of the fastest homeschooling growth in the country, and some might attribute this growth to lenient homeschooling laws. In reality, North Carolina’s homeschooling laws fall somewhere in the middle of the spectrum in terms of state regulation of homeschooling. The following article explores homeschool laws in the U.S. and how North Carolina’s laws compare.

About the author

Molly Osborne is the Director of Policy for EducationNC and the N.C. Center for Public Policy Research. Molly grew up in Essex, Massachusetts and attended the local public elementary, middle, and high school. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in economics and global development.… Read full bio »