118.15, et seq.
Between 6 and 18
Child has graduated; physical/mental condition renders incapable; child is home-schooled or attends private school; at 16 child may attend technical school leading to high school graduation
Home School Provisions
Must meet requirements for a private school such as at least 875 hours of instruction each year; instruction in reading, language arts, math, social studies, science, and health; performance monitored on regular basis
Penalties on Parents for Noncompliance
Fine up to $500 and/or prison up to 30 days; if child’s disobedience can be shown, action shall be dismissed