Homeschool Progress Report in South Carolina

What’s a homeschool progress report in South Carolina? I’ve seen a variety of explanations. Most of them are busy-work without a meaningful purpose. Write out a formal report card with A in Reading, B in Math…and so on. Or just write out a little vague sentence or paragraph that everything is progressing just fine.  Just […]

How to Start Homeschooling Mid-Year

How do you start homeschooling mid-year? There’s a variety of reasons that families make the switch to homeschooling mid-year. Whatever the reason–you’ve got the hit the ground running with a new plan. NOW! What does the law require? What does your daily schedule and pace look like? How do you pick a course of study […]

3 Reasons You Should Keep Good Homeschool Records

You should keep good homeschool records. Not because the law requires you to do it. Ok, yeah. Here in South Carolina, the law does require you to maintain good homeschool records. But, that’s not the reason you should. This post contains affiliate links. Any purchases thru the links will pay me a small commission. If […]

Homeschool Requirements vs Diploma Standard

We’ve talked before about High School Record-Keeping–with the SC Diploma standards in mind. Let’s dig a little more into the differences between the homeschool requirements vs diploma standard. What’s the difference anyway? If your student is not going to college. If your student is burned out on academics and ready to be done. If your student […]

Homeschool Expo 2022

Mark your calendars for this local event coming this June: A Homeschool Expo! Hosted by Cola City Homeschoolers and SC Homeschooling Connection, it’s a community service to all homeschoolers. Local information and opportunities that you might not find at the “big” conventions! Come Find Used Books Everyone loves a good book sale. This Homeschool Expo […]

Facebook and Yahoo Online Support Groups

Online support groups are a great resource for your homeschool. Many of them are free or very low cost to join. These Facebook and Yahoo groups are listed her in alphabetical order, to facilitate the page editors being able to add groups more easily. Locations are included in the description to help you find the […]

I Love My Homeschool Because

Why do you love homeschooling? What’s so great about this year especially? Tell us why you love YOUR homeschool! The SC Homeschooling Connection invites you to celebrate National School Choice Week: January 23-29, 2022! We’re preparing a video to showcase all the reasons that South Carolina loves homeschooling. Here’s how you can participate (It’s FREE!): […]

Dual Enrollment for Homeschoolers in SC

Technical colleges and universities allow high school students to take college courses.Here’s some help navigating the terminology and opportunities available for dual enrollment homeschoolers in South Carolina. Dual Enrollment College Credits You can earn High School Credit *and* College Credit at the same time. Colleges allow high schoolers (usually Juniors and Seniors) to take college […]

Tax Credits for Homeschoolers in SC

In a previous post, we talked about tax break hesitancy among homeschoolers. Current legislation for 2021-2022 has a couple bills offering tax breaks again. So, let’s delve into the idea of tax credits for homeschoolers in SC. Homeschoolers have mixed reactions about tax breaks and deductions. You might think that we would automatically support this. […]

Current SC Legislation 2021-2022

Thanks for your interest and concern on current SC legislation 2021-2022. I provide this information to help us all keep informed. If you have information on pending legislation that might affect homeschooling, please email the homeschoolingsc@gmail.com or Facebook message the SC Homeschooling Connection. This post was updated:12/14/2021. I encourage you to look back at previous sessions to […]

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