Maryland Board Closes Loophole In Home-Study Law

August 1985
Education Week;8/28/1985, Vol. 4 Issue 42, p3
The article reports on a bylaw which redefines the term nonpublic schools was passed by the state board of education on July 31, 2006 to close a loophole in Maryland's home-education law, according to Gus Crenson, spokesman of the state department of education. According to Manfred Smith, coordinator of the Maryland Home-Education Association, his group will lobby for legislation to define very clearly the rights of parents to educate their children at home without the state supervision.


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