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Roll Call Vote from Tim Tebow Debate

Below is the outcome of the vote on SB774, the “Tim Tebow” bill, from this morning. The bill failed yesterday, but was re-run this morning at 9:00 AM. It failed by one vote. If passed, it would have allowed home … Continue reading

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Sen. Gilbert Baker Explains the Tim Tebow Bill

During the 2009 Arkansas legislative session, Sen. Gilbert Baker (R-Conway) proposed what’s known as the “Tim Tebow bill,” which allows home-educated students to participate in sports and other extracurricular activities at their local public school. The bill didn’t pass, but … Continue reading

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Very Sad News Concerning Mary Sample

I am sorry to tell you the very sad news that Mary Sample, a leader in the Arkansas home schooling movement, passed away suddenly at about 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. Mary and her husband Steve have led Central Arkansas’ Home … Continue reading

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