The following is an excerpt from the Alberta School Act.
Alberta Regulation 145/2006 School Act HOME EDUCATION REGULATION
(4) A parent who receives funding under subsection (2)
(i) use the funding only to defray the costs incurred by the parent for programs of study, instruction materials or other resources related to the home education program, and
(ii) provide the associate board or associate private school with receipts showing how the funding was spent,
(b) must not use the funding
(i) as a form of personal remuneration, or
(ii) to pay for travel costs or other expenses usually required to be paid by a parent of a student who is enrolled in a school operated by a board or private school.
(5) A parent may decline all or part of any funding offered by an associate board or associate private school under subsection (2).
(6) Any instructional materials, other than materials that cannot be used again, purchased by a parent with funding received under subsection (2), must be returned to the associate board or associate private school within one year following the student’s completion of the course to which the materials relate if the associate board or associate private school requests those materials within that year.