State Laws
Read the laws regulating home education in Colorado 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.
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."
Summaries and Explanations of Colorado Homeschooling Laws
The Bohl Decision and Independent Schools in Colorado
Concerned Parents of Colorado (CPC) clarifies some of the debate posed by the home schooling community and certain private (nonpublic) schools in relation to the Bohl decision. Includes the background of the Bohl case, quotes from the judges’ opinions in this matter, and the statutory requirements pertaining to nonpublic schools in Colorado.
Colorado Homeschool Law
Provided by Concerned Parents of Colorado, this is a reprinting of the Colorado Revised Statutes pertaining to home education in the state of Colorado.
Colorado Home School Laws
The Home School Legal Defense Association provides a brief summary of the homeschooling laws in Colorado. Includes a link to a legal analysis of laws relating to homeschooling in Colorado.
Colorado Department of Education Home Schooling Information
Colorado Department of Education has compiled information regarding home education in the state. Included in the section are a copy of the law associated with homeschooling, some frequently asked questions about Colorado home schooling and their answers, and a listing of some home school support groups around the state. Also includes statistics related to home schooling in Colorado.
Summary of the Law
A look at the statutes governing homeschooling in Colorado provided by Christian Home Educators of Colorado (CHEC).
Summaries and Explanations of Colorado Homeschooling Laws
The Bohl Decision and Independent Schools in Colorado
Concerned Parents of Colorado (CPC) clarifies some of the debate posed by the home schooling community and certain private (nonpublic) schools in relation to the Bohl decision. Includes the background of the Bohl case, quotes from the judges’ opinions in this matter, and the statutory requirements pertaining to nonpublic schools in Colorado.
Colorado Homeschool Law
Provided by Concerned Parents of Colorado, this is a reprinting of the Colorado Revised Statutes pertaining to home education in the state of Colorado.
Colorado Home School Laws
The Home School Legal Defense Association provides a brief summary of the homeschooling laws in Colorado. Includes a link to a legal analysis of laws relating to homeschooling in Colorado.
Colorado Department of Education Home Schooling Information
Colorado Department of Education has compiled information regarding home education in the state. Included in the section are a copy of the law associated with homeschooling, some frequently asked questions about Colorado home schooling and their answers, and a listing of some home school support groups around the state. Also includes statistics related to home schooling in Colorado.
Summary of the Law
A look at the statutes governing homeschooling in Colorado provided by Christian Home Educators of Colorado (CHEC).
Colorado Statutes
Colorado Statute 22-33-104.5
Home-based education - legislative declaration - definitions - guidelines.
Home School Laws from HSLDA
Find the laws pertaining to home education for all 50 states and U.S. territories.
Colorado Statute 22-33-104
Compulsory school attendance.
House Joint Resolution 05-1040
Recognition of April 8, 2005, as Home Education Day in Colorado.
Colorado Statute 22-7-409
Assessments. See section 1.2-d-III for text relating to homeschooling.
Colorado Homeschool Law
Colorado Revised Statutes pertaining to home education provided by The Colorado Springs Homeschool Support Group (CSHSG).
Colorado Statute 22-32-116.5
Extracurricular and interscholastic activities.
Colorado Statutes
Online access to complete text of Colorado statutes. Those pertaining to home education include: 22-33-104 (Compulsory school attendance); 22-33-104.5 (Home-based education - legislative declaration - definitions - guidelines); 22-7-409, 1.2-d-III (Assessments); and 22-32-116.5 (Extracurricular and interscholastic activities).
Colorado Statutes
Colorado Statute 22-33-104.5
Home-based education - legislative declaration - definitions - guidelines.
Home School Laws from HSLDA
Find the laws pertaining to home education for all 50 states and U.S. territories.
Colorado Homeschool Law
Provided by Concerned Parents of Colorado, this is a reprinting of the Colorado Revised Statutes pertaining to home education in the state of Colorado.
Colorado Statute 22-33-104
Compulsory school attendance.
House Joint Resolution 05-1040
Recognition of April 8, 2005, as Home Education Day in Colorado.
Colorado Statute 22-7-409
Assessments. See section 1.2-d-III for text relating to homeschooling.
Colorado Homeschool Law
Colorado Revised Statutes pertaining to home education provided by The Colorado Springs Homeschool Support Group (CSHSG).
Colorado Statute 22-32-116.5
Extracurricular and interscholastic activities.
Colorado Statutes
Online access to complete text of Colorado statutes. Those pertaining to home education include: 22-33-104 (Compulsory school attendance); 22-33-104.5 (Home-based education - legislative declaration - definitions - guidelines); 22-7-409, 1.2-d-III (Assessments); and 22-32-116.5 (Extracurricular and interscholastic activities).
Case Law & 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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