Law & Policy

Here you will find information about homeschool law, polices and procedures impacting North Carolinians.

Article 39 of chapter 115C of the General Statutes defines a Homeschool in NC. The Primer: Definitions & Requirements is a great place to learn more about Article 39.

The Division of Non-Public Instruction (DNPE) administers the NC law governing homeschooling practice.  DNPE (www.ncdnpe.org) is unit of the North Carolina’s Department of Administration, a different branch of NC government than the Department of Public Instruction (PDI). David Mills is the currently director of DNPE.