Home School Emergency: SB578 Will be Reconsidered

March 31, 2011 | Posted in Legislation | By

SB578, the scholarship bill, is being brought back up by the House of Representatives. It was voted down last night, but now it’s being reconsidered.

Call your representative immediately at 501-682-6211! Ask him or her to vote FOR SB578, the home school scholarship bill.

Arkansas House Kills Good Home School Bill

March 31, 2011 | Posted in Legislation | By

Last night at 7:30 pm, the Arkansas House of Representatives killed a bill that would have allowed home school students to compete fairly for the Governor’s Distinguished Scholar scholarships.

SB578 was a bill that both the Education Alliance and the Department of Higher Education agreed upon. It was a non-controversial solution to a major problem: Overwhelmingly-qualified home schoolers being denied their scholarships.

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