299.4  Reports as to private instruction.

The parent, guardian, or legal custodian of a child who is of compulsory attendance age, who places the child under competent private instruction under either section 299A.2 or 299A.3, not in an accredited school or a home school assistance program operated by a public or accredited nonpublic school, shall furnish a report in duplicate on forms provided by the public school district, to the district by the earliest starting date specified in section 279.10, subsection 1. The secretary shall retain and file one copy and forward the other copy to the district's area education agency. The report shall state the name and age of the child, the period of time during which the child has been or will be under competent private instruction for the year, an outline of the course of study, texts used, and the name and address of the instructor. The parent, guardian, or legal custodian of a child, who is placing the child under competent private instruction, for the first time, shall also provide the district with evidence that the child has had the immunizations required under section 139.9. The term "outline of course of study" shall include subjects covered, lesson plans, and time spent on the areas of study.

Section History: Early form

  [S13, § 2823-b; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 4413; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 299.4]

Section History: Recent form

  88 Acts, ch 1259, §4; 91 Acts, ch 200, § 7; 92 Acts, ch 1135, § 9

Internal References

  Referred to in § 299.6, 299.11, 299A.1, 299A.3

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