Tag: athletics

Secretary King Is Right: Homeschoolers Need More Options

For Immediate Release: Small Changes Would Increase the Resources Available to Homeschooled Students Canton, Ma., 9/23/16—This week, as reported by Politico, Education Secretary John B. King, Jr., made the following statements about homeschooling: Education Secretary John B. King… Read More

Statement Supporting Kentucky House Bill 76

For Immediate Release: Access to Public School Athletics Improves Homeschool Outcomes Canton, Ma., 2/18/16—Currently, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) requires student athletes to be “full time” students at the school they represent, thus barring homeschooled students… Read More

2016 Statement Supporting New York Assembly Bill 3678 and Senate Bill 2175

For Immediate Release: Access to Public School Athletics Improves Homeschool Outcomes Canton, Ma., 2/16/16—Last year, two bills before the state legislature would have opened public school athletics to participation by homeschooled students. These bills, Assembly Bill 3678 and… Read More

Statement Supporting West Virginia House Bill 2749

For Immediate Release: Aaccess to Public School Athletics Improves Homeschool Outcomes Canton, Ma., 2/16/16—Last year, a bill to allow homeschooled students to participate in West Virginia public school athletics programs died in committee. This year, West Virginia lawmakers are… Read More

Statement Supporting Virginia Senate Bill 612 and House Bill 131

For Immediate Release: Access to Public School Athletics Improves Homeschool Outcomes Canton, Ma., 2/16/16—Last year House Bill 1626, which would have granted homeschooled students access to public school athletics, passed the House (57-41) and the Senate (22-13) only… Read More

Statement Supporting Texas’ House Bill 347 and Senate Bill 391

Canton, Ma., 3/19/15—The University Interscholastic League (UIL) requires student athletes to be full-time students in regular attendance at the school they represent, thus effectively barring homeschooled students from participation in athletics at their local public schools. House Bill 347 and Senate Bill 391 could change this, requiring the UIL to change its criteria to allow homeschooled students to compete for their local schools.

Statement Supporting West Virginia’s House Bill 2749

For Immediate Release: Sports Access Benefits Homeschooled Students Canton, Ma., 3/13/15—The West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission requires student athletes to be enrolled in the public school they represent, thus barring participation by homeschooled students. House Bill 2749… Read More

Statement Supporting Virginia’s House Bill 1626

For Immediate Release: Public School Sports Access Benefits Homeschooled Students Canton, Ma., 3/13/2015—The Virginia High School League (VHSL) requires student athletes to be regular students at the school they represent, thus barring homeschooled students from participation. House Bill… Read More

Statement Supporting Kansas’ Senate Bill 60

For Immediate Release: Homeschooled Students Benefit from Extracurricular Access Canton, Ma.—The Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) requires student athletes to be students at the school they represent, thus barring homeschooled students from participation. Senate Bill 60… Read More

Statement Supporting Nebraska’s Legislature Bill 103

For Immediate Release: Public School Sports Access Benefits Homeschooled Students Canton, Ma.—The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) requires student athletes to be enrolled at least half time in the schools they represent. Legislature Bill 103 could change this,… Read More