Regulatory and Informational Manual for Home Education in New York State

The newly updated NYS LEAH Regulatory and Informational Manual is available for free!

Download the Updated Manual


Below are excerpts from the manual above

Download the Letter of Intent Sample


Download the Overview of Required Subjects


Download the IHIP Samples


Download the Quarterly Report Samples


Download the Year End Assessment Samples



The Updated Regulatory Manual covers the following topics:

  • Introduction
    • Letter from LEAH Board
    • Writing and Using your Philosophy of Education
    • The Urgent Need to Restore a Biblical View of Education
  • Getting Started
    • Subject Overview
    • Action Steps
  • Helpful Suggestions and Sample Forms
    • Notice of Intent
    • Individual Home Instruction Plan “IHIP” K, 1-12
    • Quarterly Report K, 1-12
    • Annual Assessment Narratives
    • Alternative Assessment – Peer Review
  • High School Specific Information
    • High School Transcript
    • Letter to Superintendent of School District – Request for Letter of Equivalency
    • Sample Letter of Equivalency / Completion
    • Section 100.10 Compliance Checklist
    • Explanation of Substantial Equivalence
  • Special Needs
  • Blank Forms