Rep. Cook’s HB 2144 Sent to Interim Study

March 31, 2009 | Posted in Legislation | By

Today, Rep. David Cook asked that his bill, HB 2144, be referred to an interim study.  This means that the bill is not going to be passed this session, and is no longer a threat.

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From the Rumor Mill: Tim Tebow to Visit Arkansas?

March 30, 2009 | Posted in Legislation | By

In response to the phone calls we’ve received (and likely will continue to receive) at our office: Rumors are circulating that Tim Tebow plans to visit Arkansas in support of SB 842. We are trying to find out if the rumors are true, but as of right now, we do not know.

As we reported last week, Sen. Baker (R-Conway) filed SB 842, the Tim Tebow home school bill, that would give home school students the opportunity to try out for extracurricular activities in their local school districts.  These activities would include athletics, fine arts, band, and others.

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Sen. Gilbert Baker Files Tim Tebow Home School Bill

March 26, 2009 | Posted in Legislation | By

Senator Gilbert Baker from Conway has filed a bill, unofficially referred to as the “Tim Tebow Home School Bill,” to allow home school students to participate in public school extracurricular activities, including athletics.

If passed, this law would allow home schoolers to try out for sports and other school programs, including fine arts activities and special interest clubs.

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