Homeschooled Student Testing Protection Act

Summary

The Homeschooled Student Testing Protection Act requires local school boards to make standardized testing available to homeschooled students, upon parental request, in their district. The model policy also requires the school board to inform the requesting parents of any testing requirements, as well as financial assistance that may be available to low-income families.

Homeschooled Student Testing Protection Act

Model Policy

Section 1

Upon request of a parent or guardian, resident school boards shall make Advanced Placement (AP), Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT), PreACT, SAT, ACT and other similar examinations available to students receiving home instruction pursuant to [statutory reference].

Section 2

School boards shall notify such students and their parents of any registration requirements, registration deadlines, identification requirements, and availability of financial assistance to low-income and needy students to take such examinations.