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School

My grandfather died in 2007 and ever since then I have been receiving his social security death benefits...do I need to be enrolled in public school to still be able to receive the benefits or may I be home schooled or taking class's online....I was originally going to public school but I am having some troubles in school and I was switching over to home schooling Is there still a guarantee that I will still get the benefits ?

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The SSA appears to have a rather lenient view of what constitutes school for survivor benefit purposes.

For example, SSA documents state :

Child benefits end at age 18 unless you are disabled or a full-time student attending a secondary (elementary) school, home school, alternate school, General Education Degree program, or online school.

http://ssa-custhelp.ssa.gov/app/answers/detail/a_id/282

What constitutes "home school" may vary from state-to-state. See the following for relevant information from Indiana and Wyoming :

https://secure.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/1608005017

https://secure.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/1608005056

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