Georgia Compulsory Education Laws
|Code Section||20-2-690, et seq.|
|Age at Which School Attendance is Required||Between 6 and 16|
|Exceptions to Attendance Requirements||Private school or home study|
|Home School Provisions||Must teach at least reading, language arts, math, social studies, and science; parents must give annual notice; parent must have at least a high school diploma or may employ a tutor with a baccalaureate college degree; subject to standardized testing; must provide annual progress assessment report|
|Penalties on Parents for Noncompliance||Misdemeanor; fine up to $100 and/or prison up to 30 days; each day's absence is separate offense|
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