North Carolinians for Home Education

We help parents homeschool with confidence and joy!

your right to homeschool in NC,

you with information and encouragement,

you with other families and groups across the state.

North Carolinians for Home Education (NCHE) was founded in 1984 by parents in order to secure the right to educate their children at home. NCHE advanced legislation that has made it easier for families to home educate in North Carolina. As a result of our vigilance, North Carolina is a great place to homeschool!

NCHE Homeschool Blogs

Reasons to Homeschool: Academic Success

by Diane Helfrich, August 2021 “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” William Butler Yeats In a nutshell, this describes for me the difference between homeschooling and public education. We discover and feed gifts and...


2021 Scholarship Recipients

Since 1998, NCHE has awarded scholarships to deserving North Carolina homeschooled high school seniors. In that time, we have been blessed with support and donations from homeschool families and organizations and have been able to award more than $163,000. This year, the judges selected seven outstanding students. First, the recipient of the Molly Nichols Memorial...

As Homeschooling Grows, Do Children Need More Protection?

On July 20, 2020, Jane R. Wettach wrote an article for NC Policy Watch, As homeschooling grows, children need protection. She writes, “A new report from Duke Law School makes a modest proposal focused on the few homeschooled children whose educational needs are not being met by their parents. Protecting Homeschoolers recommends that ‘educational neglect’ be included...