Tag: athletics

Statement Supporting Hawaii’s House Bill 468

For Immediate Release: Access to Public School Extracurriculars Benefits Homeschoolers Canton, Ma.—The Hawaii High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) requires student athletes to be enrolled as students in the schools they represent, thus barring homeschooled students from participation. House… Read More

2015 Statement Supporting New York Assembly Bill 3678 and Senate Bill 2175

For Immediate Release: Public School Athletics Should Be Open to Homeschoolers Canton, Ma., 3/11/15—Currently, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) requires student athletes to be “regularly enrolled” at the public school they represent, thus… Read More

Statement Supporting Missouri’s House Bill 232

For Immediate Release: Public School Sports Access Benefits Homeschooled Students Canton, Ma., 3/11/15—Currently, the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) requires student athletes to be enrolled in an 80% course load at the school they represent. House… Read More

Homeschool Sports Access Timeline

This listing of sports access bills is not yet complete. If you have a sports access bill we should add to this list, whether for the current legislative session or for a previous session, please email us at research@responsiblehomeschooling.org. 2015… Read More

Kentucky to Consider Sports Access Bill

In Kentucky, homeschools are legally considered private schools. Local school districts may allow private school students (including homeschooled students) to enroll part-time or to participate in extracurricular activities, including athletics. However, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) requires student athletes to be “full time”… Read More

Virginia: HB 63 and Sports Access

Virginia homeschoolers are barred from participation in public school sports leagues by the Virginia High School League’s requirement that each student athlete be “a regular bona fide student in good standing of the school which he/she represents.” HB… Read More