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New Home School Laws Set to Take Effect Summer of 2017

The Arkansas Legislature passed several good laws related to home schooling this year. These laws are set to take effect in the spring and summer of 2017. You can download a list of these laws–and an analysis of what each … Continue reading

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Mountain View Home Schooler Catches Fish, Loses Bicycle

When 12-year-old Garrett Stephens reeled in a 26.5 inch catfish, he was thrilled at the prospect of winning first place in the Hooked on Fishing competition sponsored by Mountain View Middle School. Garrett’s hopes were dashed, however, when school principal … Continue reading

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House Education Committee Votes Down “Tim Tebow” Home School Law

On Tuesday the House Education Committee failed to pass HB1789, the “Tim Tebow Home School Law.” This law would have allowed home schooled students to participate in public school extracurricular activities. The bill received only 7 votes from the 20-member … Continue reading

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