Home-school lawsuit against state is ended
I’m not sure this can be entirely called a victory for the state. This actually now opens up sports to homeschoolers. There are still some issues however.
A U.S. District Court Judge yesterday sided with the state in a $7.7 million lawsuit filed against the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association alleging that the state was discriminating against home-schooled students by disallowing them from competition against public-schoolers.
Judge J. Frederick Motz ruled that a compromise, called The Standards of Competition, proposed by the MPSSAA allows home-schoolers to compete against public schools provided they follow a series of rules, including age and academic restrictions, created by the state. Read more…