Indiana

Code Section
20-8.1-3-17, et seq.

Age Requirements
Between 7 and 16 if an exit interview requirement is met; otherwise 18

Exceptions
Child provided with instruction equivalent to public education or in nonaccredited, nonpublic school; child is physically/mentally unfit for attendance

Home School Provisions
Notice to superintendent of school and must provide an “equivalent education” (See Mazanec v. North Judson-San Pierre Sch. Corp., 614 F. Supp. 1152 (N.D.Ind. 1875), affirmed. 798 F. 2d 230 (7th Cir. 1986))

Penalties on Parents for Noncompliance
Class B misdemeanor


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