Participation in non-school athletic activities affiliated with a school could cost your child a year of athletic eligibility. In December, the Florida High School Athletic Association ruled two home education students ineligible for fall soccer. The reason was that they played in a summer soccer league (a non-school athletic activity … read more
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“Hello, Cheryl. This is Tammy. We met at mom’s meeting last month. My annual homeschool evaluation is due in July. I’m anxious and have questions. I thought maybe you could help.”
“Evaluations concern many parents, … read more
Home education students in Florida are eligible to apply for Bright Futures Scholarships. It is one of the ways that parents can recoup some of the taxes they pay to support public education, but students need to be prepared to meet the requirements and understand the options.
The depressed economy, … read more
You’ve read to your child since he was a baby, instilling a love for reading. You taught him his letter sounds in kindergarten and phonics later. He knows how to read, but consistently resists it. You’ve purchased books with inviting covers that literally “ooze” excitement. They sit in the same … read more
Starting out with fear of the unknown, Sherri Seligson had a simple philosophy about homeschooling: “I figured I couldn’t ruin kindergarten.”
This spring, 16 years later, her youngest son graduates from high school, and she has also homeschooled her other three children, two boys and a girl. She took the … read more
Overwhelmed by all the choices, daunted by the immensity of their responsibility and worried about breaking the family bank, homeschooling parents often find choosing curriculum a fearful task. But there are some strategies that will help you sort through the choices, alleviate fears and probably save you money.
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Are you interested in action, adventure, mystery, intrigue and discovery? Well, science contains all these elements and many more! I can see you shaking your head in denial. Yes, I am using those adjectives in the same breath as the word science.
Without God’s grace I wouldn’t be writing … read more