Maryland

Code Section
Educ. 7-301

Age Requirements
Between 5 and 16

Exceptions
Receiving other regular, thorough instruction in studies usually taught in public schools to children of same age group; mental/emotional/physical condition which makes his instruction detrimental to his progress or whose presence presents danger of serious physical harm to others

Home School Provisions
Receiving otherwise regular, thorough instruction in studies usually taught in public schools to children of same age group

Penalties on Parents for Noncompliance
Guilty of misdemeanor; first conviction: subject to fine up to $50 and/or up to 10 days jail; subsequent conviction: fine of $100 and/or up to 30 days jail


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