Read the laws regulating home education in Arkansas and browse through the case law and legal opinions relating to those laws, along with government publications relating to homeschooling and summaries of the laws.
Summaries and Explanations of Arkansas Homeschooling Laws
Arkansas Department of Education Home School Information
This section of the Arkansas DOE's website has information regarding the homeschooling law in Arkansas. Includes notice of intent forms, home school waiver form, fact sheets, and more.
Fact Sheet on Home Schooling in Arkansas
This summary of the statues regulating homeschooling in the state of Arkansas is published by the Arkansas Department of Education.
Fact Sheet on Home Schooling in Arkansas
A comprehensive summary of the laws in Arkansas regulating homeschooling.
Arkansas Home School Laws
The Home School Legal Defense Association provides a brief summary of the homeschooling laws in Arkansas. Includes a link to a legal analysis of laws relating to homeschooling in Arkansas.
Arkansas Statutes Pertaining to Home Education
Home School Laws from HSLDA
Find the laws pertaining to home education for all 50 states and U.S. territories.
Arkansas Department of Education Rules and Regulations Governing Home Schools
The rules and regulations set forth by the Arkansas Department of Education pertaining to students who are educated at home.
Arkansas Homeschool Statute: Act 1793 of 2003
The text of the statute governing home education in Arkansas.
Arkansas Home School Law
Text of the Arkansas Code relating to home education. This is Arkansas Code Annotated §6-15-501 through §6-15-508.
Case Law and Legal Opinions
Pierce v. Society of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary
In Pierce v. Society of the Sisters, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that "the fundamental theory of liberty upon which all governments of this Union repose excludes any general power of the state to standardize its children by forcing them to accept instruction from public teachers only. The child is not the creature of the state."
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Learning Styles: Reaching Everyone God Gave You to Teach
This book offers helpful and practical strategies about the different ways that kids acquire information and learn, and then use that knowledge. Kids' behavior is often tied to a particular learning style and understanding that fact will help parents respond to their child in ways that decrease frustration and increase success, especially in a homeschooling environment.
Noah Webster's Reading Handbook
This is the historic text (originally called the Blue-Backed Speller) that has been updated to teach phonics/beginning reading. The blends and words in this reader are arranged to correlate with the sequence in which the special phonics sounds are taught. This reader is an invaluable teaching tool for children who need extra practice in the application of phonics rules. Find out more here.
Flip Over Math Manipulatives
Grades 1-5. Tub of over 500 manipulatives includes Pattern Blocks, Connecting People, Cuisenaire Rods, Coins, and Bean Counters and can be used with the Flip Over Math Books. This 49 page book (others sold separately) is written to NCTM Standards and provide hands on activities from basic math skills to advanced problem solving.
The Exhausted School: Bending the Bars of Traditional Education
These 13 essays, presented at the 1993 National Grassroots Speakout on the Right to School Choice, illustrate how education reform actually works. Written by award-winning teachers and their students, these essays present successful teaching methods that work in both traditional and nontraditional classroom settings. Gattos voice is strong and unique. Thomas Moore, author of Care of the Soul
Homeschooling: A Patchwork of Days: Share a Day With 30 Homeschooling Families
From a bedroom community in Nebraska to a farm in Vermont, from families who rely on workbooks to those who have sworn them off, this in-depth examination of the lives of homeschoolers covers a wide range of people and methods. When author Nancy Lande started homeschooling more than 10 years ago, this is the book she wanted that didn't exist. What better way to create your homeschool than reading about others and picking and choosing the styles that appeal to you? Lande has corralled a variety o...