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MI Department of Education: Non Public and Home School Information
This is a PDF document that was developed by the Michigan Department of Education. They determine funding, state requirements, programs, services, and more.

MI Department of
Education: Non Public and Home School Main Page
This site provides documents on background and criminal checks, registration information, reports, requirements, useful resources, and more.

Homeschooling in Michigan
This site provides everything from Getting Started to Teaching Methods to Support. This site is a good place to begin exploring the topic of how to home school in Michigan.

Support Groups

Homeschooling Michigan
According to their website, Homeschooling Michigan is intended to be the center for homeschooling in Michigan by bringing together support groups, resources and activities. The site also provides county lists of support groups.

True Life Centers
This is the site for a homeschooling support group in Monroe County MI. This site provides legal information including the bi-laws, curriculum resources, calendars, reviews, and more. offers curriculum, resources, and other ideas as well as lots of support for those new to home schooling. The website was founded by Rebecca Kochenderfer.


Since curriculum is a choice left up to the home schooling adult, choosing the best product can be confusing. The Homeschooling in Michigan website will offer product choices and help home schooling adults make the best decisions

The Resource Guide at the website lists curriculum by subject.
Homeschooling on a Shoestring provides tips on how to home school on any budget. Along with curriculum resources, how to get supplies, blogs, and much more. offers curriculum by subject, curriculum reviews, and other information about home schooling.

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