Board holds off testing homeschooled in clubs, sports
It’s good that this was not enacted. In fact, you have to ask: What problem was this trying to solve?
The Bethlehem Area School Board postponed a vote last night on a controversial policy that would have forced homeschool children to take standardized tests if they want to join sports teams or clubs — a similar requirement of public school students.
Superintendent Joseph Lewis asked the board to remove the item from the agenda and not vote on it. Lewis did not state a reason, except to say new information has arisen about the policy. Board president Craig T. Haytmanek agreed and removed the policy without discussion. Read more…