Homeschool students belong in school sports

The never ending debate on public school sports and homeschooled taxpayers. As usual, the opposing arguments (in the comments) are always about money. I’d also point out, not all homeschoolers agree on this issue either.

What do University of Florida football standout Tim Tebow, this year’s NFL Man of the Year Jason Taylor and tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams have in common? They are all homeschooled students who were able to participate in their local public schools’ athletic programs.

Unfortunately, homeschooled students in Tennessee don’t have the opportunity to participate in public school-related athletics. State lawmakers recently punted on the issue, deferring a bill to provide homeschooled athletes equal access to public school athletics until next year. Read more…

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