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when you send the "IHIP" can a social worker show up at your door saying you cant homeschool??

new york homeschooling

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:54 AM on Feb. 2, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • This depends on the laws in your state. You may need to talk to a lawyer.
    kemclaughlin

    Answer by kemclaughlin at 10:55 AM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • what is IHIP?
    NoahsMomma418

    Answer by NoahsMomma418 at 11:16 AM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • indidvidlized home instruction plan, when you notify the school district that u are homeschoolinh your child
    homeschool23

    Answer by homeschool23 at 11:19 AM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • It would depend on the requirements in your state. If you do everything they ask you to do, then there should be no problem. The requirements are different for each state. Someone from NY might be able to help you more.
    momofsaee

    Answer by momofsaee at 11:22 AM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • i would look for a homeschooling / NY moms group to ask... did you have a special ed teacher help you write it... how could you write your own IEP w/o help?? as a teacher in a school you have lots of specialists write their part of the plan... i wouldn't know how to do it alone and i have been teaching for over 5 yrs!

    AmaliaD

    Answer by AmaliaD at 11:41 AM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • Schools get FUNDING for each child enrolled in that school, so every child that is being home schooled is $$$ out of their pockets, so they WILL try to discourage any and all home schooling they can. They will lie about the qualifications you need, or twist facts, or show you graphs and tell you horror stories about home schooled children who "went wrong" or somehow didn't get a good education. Be prepared for remarks from educaters and other parents alike about your poor kids, or how much they are missing out on, or being abused because of home schooling.
    pagan_mama

    Answer by pagan_mama at 12:32 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

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