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New York Home Educators' Network



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New York State Homeschooling Regulations
Local homeschooling groups in New York State
Current state government issues
How to contact state government officials

Who we are

We are New York State homeschoolers past, present, and future, from seasoned veterans to newcomers. We are a diverse group with different views, and we accept members regardless of their approaches to homeschooling. We welcome all members who believe in our mission.

NYHEN is a founding member of the National Home Education Network.

NYHEN is also an Associate Member of the Alliance for Parental Involvement in Education (AllPIE).


Check out our email lists

Read about the email lists we host, and subscribe to the ones that sound interesting.


Legislative Issues

Please visit our Current state government issues page and read about current bills in the state legislature.


Homeschooling lawyers

The Association of HomeSchool Attorneys is building a network of lawyers who can help home educators with legal problems. If you think you might need such an attorney, or if you are or know an attorney who can help, please visit their site. You also might be interested in their email lists, AHSA-USA and AHSA-USA_Homeschooling_and_Custody.


Our Mission

To support the freedom of families to educate their children at home;
To improve and strengthen connections and communication among home educating families;
To advocate for freedom from restrictions and for increased opportunities for home educating families;
To increase public awareness, acceptance and support of home education;
To provide an association that takes no position on religion, partisan politics, and non-homeschooling issues; and
To protect from accidental or deliberate infringement by government parents' rights to teach their own children.



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