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REGULATORY COMPLIANCE


Part-time students (students enrolled in less than 6 credit hours) attending ECA are considered home-schooled students and their parents/guardians are subject to state regulations regarding home schooling. Georgia students who do not comply with state regulations will be unable to receive a driver's learning permit and may be subjected to disciplinary action from the Department of Education.

Parents/guardians of students residing in Georgia are reminded of the following requirements:

  1. Parent/guardian must submit a declaration of intent to home study to the local superintendent of the Department of Education thirty days after the establishment of the home study program and by September 1st every year thereafter. This declaration must include the names and ages of students, the location of the home school, and the time the parents designate as their school year.
  2. Parent/guardian must keep attendance records and submit them to the superintendent each month.
  3. Parent/guardian must write an annual progress report and retain it for three years.

Parents/guardians of students residing in South Carolina are reminded of the following requirements:

  1. Bona fide membership and continuing compliance with the academic standards of South Carolina Association of Independent Home Schools (SCAIHS).
  2. Bona fide membership and continuing compliance with the academic standards of an association from home schools which has no fewer than fifty members and the parent/guardian maintains the following educational records: a) a plan book or other record of subjects taught and activities; b) a portfolio of the child’s work; and c) a semiannual progress report.
  3. The parent/guardian presents a system of maintaining records as evidence of regular instruction including: a) a plan book or other record of subjects taught and activities, and b) a portfolio of the child’s work, and a record of academic evaluation, with a semiannual progress report submitted to the school district; the student has access to library facilities; and the student participates in the annual statewide testing program and the Basic Skills Assessment Program.