Battleline: Homeschool, Government and Sports – The Missourian

Battleline: Homeschool, Government and Sports
The Missourian
House Bill 232, sponsored by State Rep. Elijah Haahr (R-Springfield) aims to force MSHSAA public schools to accept homeschool students for extracurricular activities. Those students would be eligible to try out and play for their public school district

March Madness 2015: Homeschool Basketball Championships Underway – ABC News


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March Madness 2015: Homeschool Basketball Championships Underway
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Home-schooled kids across the eastern states are taking part in their own "March Madness" this week. Teenage boys and girls are competing in the 2015 East Coast Homeschool Basketball Championships at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Home schooled Ten Year Old Now a College Student, But That’s Just the … – IJ Review


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Home schooled Ten Year Old Now a College Student, But That's Just the
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Home schooled since the age of three, Esther Okade has now been accepted into a distance learning degree program by the U.K.'s Open University. Because of her age, she was also required to undergo an interview before being admitted.
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Homeschooling helps 10-year-old Math prodigy get into college – New Pittsburgh Courier


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Homeschooling helps 10-year-old Math prodigy get into college
New Pittsburgh Courier
A spunky and vibrant 10-year-old from the UK has inspired many with her math skills and her journey as a college freshman. Esther Okade from Walsall in the West Midlands is a big fan of dolls, Frozen, and the wonderful world of mathematics. Since the
Home schooled Ten Year Old Now a College Student, But That's Just the IJ Review
Meet the 10-year-old maths genius who's just enrolled at collegeFOX43.com
This 10-year-old genius is starting college classes for math degreeThe Grio

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Adoption Bill Passes Amid Home-Schooling Questions – CBS Local


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Adoption Bill Passes Amid Home-Schooling Questions
CBS Local
An amendment added to the bill Tuesday declared that Floridians cannot be denied the opportunity to adopt if they plan to home-school their adopted children. The provision has worried people who point to child-abuse cases in which crimes were committed …

Homeschool Athletes Thrive With “Tebow Bill” Looming – WSET


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Homeschool Athletes Thrive With "Tebow Bill" Looming
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Lynchburg, VA – Homeschool athletes from across the East Coast are converging on Lynchburg this week for the 2015 East Coast Homeschool Basketball Championships. It's big money and big business for the city, but its future could be in jeopardy, thanks

Desperate Ealing Fields parents prepare to home-school children – getwestlondon


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Desperate Ealing Fields parents prepare to home-school children
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As a result, parents have declined offers of school such as Villiers High School, in Southall, and are preparing to home-school their children. Mother Samantha O'Neill, of Radbourne Avenue set up a Facebook group called Ealing Parents Fighting For Fair …

Board denies request from home-school student to attend prom – Lincoln Journal Star


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Board denies request from home-school student to attend prom
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BEATRICE — The Beatrice Board of Education voted Monday to reaffirm the high school's handbook and deny a request from a home-school student to attend the Beatrice prom. Kate Ratigan, a local restaurant owner, said her daughter is home-schooled for …

Flexible schedule of home-schooling allows growth – The Tennessean


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Flexible schedule of home-schooling allows growth
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A typical day for home-schooling can differ from family to family. Variances can arise because of educational structure, number of children, grade level or extracurricular activities. Yet, those unfamiliar with home-schooling are usually curious about

Parents weigh homeschooling option – WPTZ The Champlain Valley

Parents weigh homeschooling option
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BURLINGTON, Vt. —It is a popular alternative to public or private schooling, Champlain Valley homeschoolers got together for a conference including workshops on a wide range of topics Tuesday. Andy Murphy and his wife made the decision to home school …

‘Tebow’ laws could throw home schooling for a loss – Somewhat Reasonable – Heartland Institute (blog)

'Tebow' laws could throw home schooling for a loss
Somewhat Reasonable – Heartland Institute (blog)
This trend is troubling on several levels. One is the practical reality that home-schooled athletes don't need free passage to public school sports in order to hone their athletic skills, meet NCAA requirements and win full-ride scholarships to play

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Ty Salvant’s Big Idea is boosting homeschool student advancement – NOLA.com


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Ty Salvant's Big Idea is boosting homeschool student advancement
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Ty Salvant started a pilot program in August 2014 called Young Scholars that has grown to 30 students. Participants in Young Scholars are homeschooled throughout the week and get together at least two days per week so parents can co-teach their children.

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Board of Education denies homeschool request to attend prom – Beatrice Daily Sun

Board of Education denies homeschool request to attend prom
Beatrice Daily Sun
The Beatrice Board of Education heard from community member and the Black Crow restaurant owner Kate Ratigan Monday night. Ratigan came before the Board to discuss her daughter, who is home-schooled, being allowed to attend prom at Beatrice High …

Homeschoolers protected after attorneys step in – OneNewsNow

Homeschoolers protected after attorneys step in
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The Home School Legal Defense Association has intervened to prevent a South Carolina public school district from obtaining records from a homeschooling family. A Dorchester County School District was demanding the report card of a student within the …

Homeschool convention Friday, Saturday – Evansville Courier & Press

Homeschool convention Friday, Saturday
Evansville Courier & Press
Southwestern Indiana Home Educators will host its 21st annual Homeschool Convention Friday and Saturday at the Old National Events Plaza in Evansville. The event is open to the public and will feature multiple vendors and 20 workshops. The convention …
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School Board to consider policy clarification for homeschool students – Today’s News-Herald

School Board to consider policy clarification for homeschool students
Today’s News-Herald
The Lake Havasu Unified School District will take up a small policy clarification that allows homeschool students to participate on the district's middle school teams at it regular meeting tonight. The policy revision changes the age that qualifies

Newport Aquarium welcomes home-schooled students, educators – WLWT Cincinnati

Newport Aquarium welcomes home-schooled students, educators
WLWT Cincinnati
But not necessarily home school groups,” the Newport Aquarium's Jeff Geiser said. Parents and home-school educators were able to purchase tickets at a discounted rate, and could schedule classes and access to the aquarium up until last week

Kendallville library hosts home-school events – KPCnews.com

Kendallville library hosts home-school events
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KENDALLVILLE — The Kendallville Public Library is hosting a variety of upcoming events for home-schooled children called Homeschool Hubs. Mark's Ark, a licensed animal demonstrator, will visit the library on Wednesday, March 18, at 1 p.m. to give …

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Home schooling convention to be held this weekend – Evansville Courier & Press

Home schooling convention to be held this weekend
Evansville Courier & Press
HENDERSON, Ky – Southwestern Indiana Home Educators will host its 21st annual Homeschool Convention Friday and Saturday at the Old National Events Plaza in Evansville. The event is open to the public and will feature multiple vendors and 20 …

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Home schooling convention to be held this weekend – Evansville Courier & Press

Home schooling convention to be held this weekend
Evansville Courier & Press
HENDERSON, Ky – Southwestern Indiana Home Educators will host its 21st annual Homeschool Convention Friday and Saturday at the Old National Events Plaza in Evansville. The event is open to the public and will feature multiple vendors and 20 …

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