Home School Legislation & Information

The following documents are provided to allow (particularly parents and teen) students a better understanding of their rights under state law regarding homeschooling programs in Texas.

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Homeschooling in the United States

A legal analysis of Home Schooling in the United States prepared by the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA). This document provides a brief overview of the home schooling requirements in the state of Texas.

Texas Supreme Court Maintains Home School Freedom

Texas Supreme Court Maintains Homeschool Freedom, a message from Jim Mason, the Vice President of Litigation for HSLDA.

Texas Education Code Section 51.9241

This document is an overview of the Texas Education Code - Section 51.9241. Admission Of Student With Nontraditional Secondary Education.

Texas HB 944

This bill, approved by the Texas Legislature and signed into law by former Governor Rick Perry, requires colleges and universities to admit graduates of a homeschool program according to the same standards that are applied to graduates from a public high school program.