Interested in Unschooling in Nevada? We can help

We’re lucky to be living in a country that allows parents to take their kids out of school and educate them at home. Unlike many other states, Nevada doesn’t have many homeschooling regulations. Nevada’s homeschooling law requires meeting the following requirements:

  1. Must file a one-time notice of intent to homeschool with the superintendent of your local school district which includes:
    • The full name, age, and gender of your child
    • Your name and address
    • A statement from you stating that you have the legal right to direct your child’s education
    • An educational plan that is appropriate for your child’s age and level of skill
  2. Must retain the superintendent’s acknowledgement of your notice in your records as proof of your compliance with the Nevada homeschool law
  3. Must teach the required subjects: English (including reading, composition, and writing), math, science, and social studies (including history, geography, economics, and government)

Although unschooling via legally homeschooling in Nevada is feasible if you don’t mind these requirements, your child may not have access to a community of peers who they can engage with and learn from on a day to day basis.

Enter The Open School. We have a virtual program that you can enroll in from anywhere in the world. And as a self-directed school, our program is perfectly aligned with unschooling. We have no required subjects and no tests. Instead, students design virtual activities to do with other students and staff, including art projects, video games, workshops, one-on-one lessons, and anything else you can imagine. It’s a community of self-directed learners, and a great place for unschoolers to make deep, lasting friendships.

If you want your child to be a free learner in Nevada, with access to a supportive and caring community of peers and adults, a virtual private school may be your best bet. You can read more about our virtual program, or contact us directly, by clicking one of the buttons below.

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