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Arkansas House Kills Good Home School Bill

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 … Continue reading

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Tim Tebow Bill Passes Senate Education Committee

Yesterday there was some movement on the Tim Tebow bill that allows home school students to try out for extracurricular activities at their local public school. The bill passed the Senate Education Committee yesterday, and is on its way to … 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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