Home study programs in Georgia is regulated under Georgia Code 20-2-690 and following, including Georgia Code 20-2-698, established by legislation in the 1984 General Assembly. In the past two years, there have been an increasing number of bills introduced in the General Assembly that would impact homeschoolers, either directly or indirectly. This page provides links to the code sections regulating homeschooling, and to other sites where homeschoolers may monitor the activities of the General Assembly.
- the first week of each February
The Complete Georgia Code (Law) in a searchable format can be found here
The Georgia Constitution in .PDF format
- an opinion
now has a website at http://www.ganet.org/governor/education Home School Position Paper Proposed Among School Social Workers. 1997 attempt by school social workers to amend the homeschooling law. 1997 session's tabled attempts to amend the homeschooling law.
Barnes to Focus on Education in 2000 - Contact Legislators Now - how you can help preserve our freedoms
1998 General Assembly: Legislative News - what we learn about activities under the gold dome that affect or may affect Georgia's homeschoolers (including HB586)
Jeffrey vs. Hugley on Public-School Television - need for more restrictions or control?
Report and HEIR Position on "Compromise" Meeting with Rep. Hugley - report & opinion
Home Schoolers Meet with Rep. Hugley - agree to disagree.
House Ed. Comm. Hears About H.B.586 on December 10, 1997 - the committee's first hearing of a school-social-worker-inspired bill to further regulate homeschooling.
1997 House Ed. Comm. to Hear Revised H.B.586 - proposed legislation to further regulate homeschooling.
Home School Position Paper Proposed Among School Social Workers.
1997 attempt by school social workers to amend the homeschooling law.
1997 session's tabled attempts to amend the homeschooling law.
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