Important High School Information You NEED to Know

Important High school information you should know–changes in policies and opportunities that affect us as homeschoolers in South Carolina. Last week, I attended a conference for High School Guidance counselors. I learned a lot and took pages of notes from the various college recruiters. I have a bag full of brochures to go thru and sort […]

Important Homeschool Documents from Your Association

When you register with your accountability, you’ll be issued some important documents that verify you are legally compliant. These are some of the important documents to obtain from your association director. Some of these documents are not automatically issued, so you might need to request them. Talk to your association director about their procedures for obtaining […]

Policy Change at Department of Education

This is a notice of a policy change at the South Carolina Department of Education–and how it affects us, as homeschoolers: The Department of Education sent out a notice to all Homeschool Association Directors yesterday (July 27, 2016) notifying us that they find no legal reasoning to post a listing of Homeschool Associations on their […]

SC Homeschool Numbers 2014-2015

Each year, accountability associations send their homeschool numbers reports to each school district. For many years, I’ve wondered where do those numbers go from there? Does anyone tally up the total number in the state? How could we find out the total? Well, someone at the Department of Education actually has it–and gave me a copy. […]

Choosing a Homeschool Association in SC

Most homeschoolers in South Carolina register with an association. With dozens of choices, what qualities do you consider when choosing a Homeschool Association? A good place to start is by asking homeschoolers you know who they recommend. That can help you narrow down the search. While it may be easy to go on recommendations of your […]

Homeschool Accountability Options in South Carolina

Choosing among homeschool accountability options is not as hard as it seems. You need to choose one, just one. Many new homeschoolers ask a friend who is homeschooling and go with that–follow the leader style. Or maybe you don’t know anyone–so you’re gonna just throw a dart at one and hope that’s a good fit for you. […]

SC Homeschool Laws

South Carolina Homeschool Code of Laws There are three accountability options in SC which you may use to homeschool. We encourage you to read the code of laws for yourself. Option 1 is through your local school district and is covered in Section 59-65-40. Option 2 is through SCAIHS and is covered in Section 59-65- 45. […]

Cornerstone Home Educators Association

  This post was proofread by Grammarly Cornerstone Home Educators Association (CHEA) “We are founded upon a decidedly Christian worldview, but are open to anyone wishing to better their child’s future with home education. It is our sincere prayer that each child member of CHEA will grow to be Biblically grounded, academically equipped, and globally […]