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IDAHO

Idaho Legislature
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Compulsory attendance between the ages of 7 up to 16

Teacher certification required - No

State required subjects\courses - Subjects usually taught in the public schools

Required number of hours per day per year - Equal to that of the public schools.

IDAHO STATUTES:

Title 33: Education

Chapter 2: Attendance At Schools

The Idaho parent may choose between (1) homeschool (2) Public (3) Private (4) Parochial.

Title 33: Education

Chapter 2 - Attendance At Schools

33-202. School Attendance Compulsory.

The parent or guardian of any child resident in this state who has attained the age of seven (7) years at the time of the commencement of school in his district, but not the age of sixteen (16) years, shall cause the child to be instructed in subjects commonly and usually taught in the public schools of the state of Idaho. Unless the child is otherwise comparably instructed, the parent or guardian shall cause the child to attend a public, private or parochial school during a period in each year equal to that in which the public schools are in session; there to conform to the attendance policies and regulations established by the board of trustees, or other governing body, operating the school attended.

Title 33: Education

Chapter 2 - Attendance At Schools

33-203. Dual Enrollment.

(1) The parent or guardian of a child of schoolage who is enrolled in a nonpublic school shall be allowed to enroll the student in a public school for dual enrollment purposes. The board of trustees of the school district shall adopt procedures governing enrollment pursuant to this section. If enrollment in a specific program reaches the maximum for the program, priority for enrollment shall be given to a student who is enrolled full time in the public school.

(2) Any student participating in dual enrollment may enter into any program in the public school available to other students subject to compliance with the same rules and requirements that apply to any student's participation in the activity.

(3) Any school district shall be allowed to include dual-enrolled nonpublic school students for the purposes of state funding only to the extent of the student's participation in the public school programs.

(4) Oversight of academic standards relating to participation in nonacademic public school activities shall be the responsibility of the primary educational provider for that student. In order for the nonpublic school student to participate in nonacademic public school activities the nonpublic school student shall achieve a minimum score on the achievement test required annually by the state board of education, and that score shall be used to determine eligibility for the following year. The student shall be eligible if the minimum composite test score places the student within the average or higher than average range as established by the test service utilized.

(5) A public school student who has been unable to maintain academic eligibility is ineligible to participate in nonacademic public school activities as a nonpublic school student for the duration of the school year in which the student becomes academically ineligible and for the following academic year.

(6) A nonpublic school student participating in nonacademic public school activities must reside within the attendance boundaries of the school for which the student participates.

(7) Dual enrollment shall include the option of joint enrollment in a regular public school and an alternative public school program. The state board of education shall establish rules that provide funding to school districts for each student who participates in both a regular public school program and an alternative public school program.

(8) Dual enrollment shall include the option of enrollment in a post-secondary institution. Any credits earned from an accredited post-secondary institution shall be credited toward state board of education high school graduation requirements.

(9) A nonpublic student is any student who receives educational instruction outside a public school classroom and such instruction can include, but is not limited to, a private school or a home school.