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 […]

Are SC Homeschool Laws Invasive?

In a previous post, we discussed whether the minimum standards are enough. Today, I’d like to take a look at the opposite criticism that SC Homeschool laws are invasive. Are SC Homeschool Laws Invasive? New residents in SC who have homeschooled elsewhere sometimes express how strict our homeschool laws are compared to where they lived […]

Parent Made Transcripts

Let’s talk about the parent made transcripts. In a previous post, I’ve talked about ch-ch-ch-changes in South Carolina that are important for high schoolers to know. One of the questions that has still been up in the air was whether parent made transcripts would be acceptable for college admissions and state scholarship qualifications. Many homeschool […]

Education Savings Accounts in SC Legislation

Let’s talk about Education Savings Accounts in South Carolina Legislation. This post has been updated for 2021-2022 Legislative Session. We currently have two bills that have already been introduced in 2020 session H3976. If passed will create “Education Scholarship Accounts.” This funding  is also known as Education Savings account or ESAs. This opportunity has been proposed […]

Equal Access For Homeschoolers in South Carolina

In 2012, Equal Access to Interscholastic Activities passed into law. This law allows homeschool students to participate in public school sports, music, speech and other extracurricular activities. It’s also known as the “Tim Tebow” law because Tim Tebow was a homeschooler who obtained permission to play football with a Florida High School. Read the Law […]

Above and Beyond the Minimums

In a previous post, we discussed the minimum requirements of the law are enough. But, I also believe in inspiring excellence in one another, above and beyond the minimums of what the law require. In my opinion, the homeschool law is very common sense stuff that you would want to do anyway. Even if the […]

Tax Breaks, Funding and Homeschoolers, Oh My!

This time of year, everyone wants to know “do homeschoolers get a tax break?” The short answer is nope. Whenever this issue comes up here in South Carolina, homeschoolers are divided. Some favor it. Others oppose it. So, let’s talk about tax breaks. Let’s talk about terminology. When we talk about tax breaks, we use a variety of terms. Tax […]

Homeschoolers Participate in School Choice Week

I believe in preserving and promoting homeschooling. I believe in elevating homeschooling to the best it can be. That’s why I started this blog in the first place. Home education is an excellence option we have for our children. National School Choice Week is a celebration every year in the last week of January. It’s […]

Child Advocacy Summit at Harvard

My social networks have been buzzing with some recent news about a Child Advocacy Summit at Harvard. It’s a “crisis” that affects our homeschool rights. I have some thoughts about it that I’ve collected into a blog post not just sprinkled around the social forums. It’s ok if you disagree with me. Please discuss it […]

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