WV Homeschooled Students Face Tests
What problem is this solving? Parents are the best monitor of a child’s progress, not the state.
A new proposal in Randolph County would require home school students to take a test to move up to the next grade level. The Randolph County Board of Education says the test would make it easier to track their progress.
For the last ten years the way the school system has checked on the progress of the home-schooled students is through a simple pass-fail system. School officials say that system did not accurately track the students progress. The new testing proposal would require a student to take a test to go back into the public school system. Read more…