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Alaska State Homeschool Fact Sheet

Quick Facts

  • 3,763 students are homeschooled in Alaska
  • Compulsory attendance not required if student is homeschooled
  • Students may participate in state-sponsored correspondence course

Common Core Status

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Though the state of Alaska has not adopted the Common Core, the Anchorage School District has participated in the development of the standards since 2008 and has now fully implemented CCSS into its curricula. Alaska was also a member of the SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium for several years, but dropped out of the consortium in January 2014.

Helpful Links

Alaska Department of Education

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The information provided on this page is not intended to be legal advice. State regulations change from time to time so be sure to check your state’s homeschool regulations.

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