What’s NOT Required by South Carolina Homeschool Law?

What’s NOT required by South Carolina homeschool law? It’s important in know what homeschool parents ARE required to do and are responsible for according to South Carolina Homeschool Law. In previous posts, we’ve covered lots of topics about Getting Started Homeschooling. But, it’s also really important to know what’s NOT required by the South Carolina Homeschool Law. Where ever […]

California Legislation Affects Us Too

I’ve been mildly obsessed with the legislation that has come since the Turpin story broke in January. It’s so similar to what happened here in South Carolina in 2013–when this blog was born. Except this time, the foundation example was actually registered as homeschoolers in their state. I’ve been following along on the legislation updates […]

Is CPR Required for High School Health?

Is CPR required for High school health in South Carolina? And how does it affect homeschoolers? What does it all mean anyway? We have a new law that has gone into effect here in SC. The buzz about it is making the rounds on social media. So, let’s take a closer look at it and talk […]

Current SC Legislation 2017-2018

Thanks for your interest and concern on current SC legislation 2017-2018. 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.  These are the bills that have been introduced in the 2017-2018 session. The […]

School Choice Rally for Education in South Carolina

The School Choice Rally in South Carolina is Wednesday, January 24th at 11:30 am at the State House. It’s the state’s biggest celebration of the educational choices parents have available. Many local celebrations are going on all over the state and around the nation for National School Choice week: January 21-27th. Here in South Carolina, parents […]

Education Savings Accounts in SC Legislation

Let’s talk about Education Savings Accounts in South Carolina Legislation. We currently have two bills that have already been introduced in 2017 session and are awaiting our state legislature to open session again in January 2018. S.622 and H.4308, if passed will create “Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship Accounts.” This funding account is also known as Education […]

Meet These Home Education Advocates in SC

Today, I’d like you to meet a few of our home education advocates here in South Carolina. As part of my giving thanks campaign, I want us to acknowledge our supporters who believe in our homeschool rights. We are not alone! In 2013, when our homeschool rights came under fire, I was completely unprepared. I […]

Buzzword of the Day: Accredited

Today we have a new buzzword: Accredited. I have heard this word more in the past few weeks than I’ve heard for years before. For some reason, this is suddenly a big concern. At least, for public school officials in South Carolina. Do you look for programs that are accredited? Do you know what it […]

Profile of a South Carolina Graduate

The Department of Education has developed a profile of a South Carolina graduate. It stands as the goal of the public education system to produce a well-rounded, productive citizen. Let’s see if our homeschool grads fit the profile, too. As homeschoolers, that’s our goal too. I think it’s beneficial to take a look at the […]

Quiz Yourself: Homeschool Laws in SC

How much to do you REALLY know? Quiz yourself: Homeschool Laws in South Carolina! As part of my job, I’m often explaining what the homeschool law says and means here in South Carolina. New homeschoolers usually want to know about testing requirements–because “how will you know if they are learning otherwise?” But, that’s not how […]