Tennessee Officials to consider more oversight of homeschooled students
The call for government intervention continues in Tennessee.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – State education officials will look at taking a more active role overseeing homeschooled students after a case of education neglect was discovered earlier this month in Franklin.
There is no single person, agency or state department currently required to oversee the estimated 30,000 homeschool students statewide. Home schools must register with either the public school system in their area or a church-related ‘umbrella’ school, but the state reported that only 5,340 students registered last year despite the requirement. Read more…