Record-Keeping: What’s the Point?

I’ve talked before about some reasons why you should keep good homeschool records. The law says to do it, yes. But what’s the point of record-keeping anyway? The point of record-keeping is for YOUR own benefit. You are the one who is looking at the records. Homeschooling is hard and it’s natural to doubt yourself […]

Why Do Associations Have Different Requirements?

Why do homeschool associations have different requirements? If we’re all following the same code of law, then why different policies and procedures? That’s a really good question.  It’s not so much about a difference in requirements…but a difference in services. Homeschool Associations have different policies and procedures. Maybe this seems confusing or odd. But, think […]

What is Option 1?

I chose Option 1 for my homeschool accountability for several years. Let’s talk about what is Option 1. So we can clear up some of the confusion about it. In South Carolina, we have three homeschool accountability options. These are the codes of law that allow you to homeschool. Most of us choose an accountability […]

K-12 Program Options: Public, Private and Homeschool

Compulsory attendance law says that when child turns five years old by September 1, the student is required to attend school. Somewhere. When you decide to enroll somewhere outside the traditional brick-and-mortar building, it gets a bit more confusing. For example: K-12 program options fall under Public, Private and Homeschool attendance laws. Many curriculum programs […]

180 Day Reports Due

It’s that time of year again! Your association says: “180 day reports due.” Yes, it’s true. No matter what association or accountability option you chose–you have an end of the year report to do. Please don’t say that your association doesn’t have a 180 day report. I promise they do. And it’s important. Even if […]

GLOW Accountability Association

GLOW Accountability Association is a 3rd Option Accountability group in South Carolina. Here’s a look at some of the services they offer. Note: The information provided here is for reference only. The association prices and services may have changed since this post was updated.  Service Area: Charleston Area Mailing Address: PO Box 721, Mount Pleasant, SC 29465 […]

SC TOP Association

SC TOP Association is a 3rd Option Accountability group in South Carolina, previously called REACH the TOP (RTT). SC TOP is now open statewide. Here’s a look at some of the services they offer. Note: The information provided here is for reference only. The association prices and services may have changed since this post was […]

What Does 180 Day Requirement Mean?

What does the 180 day requirement mean? Your accountability association verifies that you have completed the days. So you should also complete the 180 day report for your association. Be sure that you comply with their policies, procedures and deadlines. In South Carolina, compulsory attendance is 180 days. When we choose to homeschool, we are […]

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 […]

UCH Unlimited

United Community of Homeschoolers Unlimited is a 3rd Option accountability association in South Carolina. This association rebranded in 2018 and was previously known as United Christian Homeschoolers Unlimited. Here’s a look at some of the services they offer. Note: The information provided here is for reference only. The association prices and services may have changed since this post […]