Homeschooling in Maryland

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Maryland Department of Education page on Homeschooling contains a fact sheet on homeschooling and links to Maryland law as it pertains to homeschooling.

Maryland Homeschool Resource Network (MHRN) provides a comprehensive bibliography of web resources for homeschoolers both in and out of Maryland. The MHRN website offers links to numerous educational resources, including lesson plans, activities, and study tips; a directory of support resources; Maryland state laws; and a page of tutors and mentors for hire in Maryland.

Maryland Homeschool Association is a grassroots association that grew out of Hand in Hand Homeschool and works to create an active and diverse statewide homeschool organization. Their website is an excellent resource containing a comprehensive support group directory, and links to homeschool resources around the state including homeschool support groups; tutors; and listings for art, music, fitness, dance, and health teachers and classes.

Hand in Hand Homeschool supports homeschool families in the state of Maryland. They strive to provide access to quality information on their website, including updated information on homeschool-related legislation. The website also has links to other resources such as homeschool curricula and field trips in the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as professional services offered by Maryland Hand in Hand.



Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) is a membership-driven nonprofit advocacy organization established to “defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms.” This organization provides homeschool-related legal advice to its members; promotes homeschool-friendly legislation at the state and federal levels; and offers information and resources to encourage and support all current and potential homeschoolers.