As the end of the school year draws closer, there is a lot of talk on local homeschool email lists and Facebook groups about the end of the year “evidence of progress” requirement (due August 1st). Inevitably, certain “myths” surrounding the process wind up making an appearance during these discussions.
Understanding what is and is [...]
A recent report on Virginia’s Religious Exemption (RE) option by a University of Virginia law professor and his students is making headlines. UVA’s Child Advocacy Clinic on September 11 released the report by Professor Andrew Block, which examines the unique nature of Virginia’s RE and questions whether children under the RE are receiving an education. [...]
Last night after Nick did some soccer training at Ukrop Park in Richmond, we went in the Martin’s grocery store. There, next to the sugar free gum in the checkout line, was a stack of TIME magazines, the April 2, 2012 issue.
The issue we’re in.
Nick Faulconer at Darden-Towe Park. Photo by Reed Young [...]
Have you filed your Proof of Progress and Notice of Intent ?
If you choose to homeschool your kids you must provide the division superintendent by August 1 following the school year in which the child has received home instruction with either
(a) evidence that the child has attained a composite score in or above [...]
With the August 15th deadline for submitting a Notice of Intent (NOI) to homeschool having just passed, a new academic year is beginning for homeschoolers in Virginia. Through our website and our helpline, The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers has assisted a number of homeschoolers, both new and veteran, in understanding what information Virginia law requires [...]
Don’t forget! If you submitted a Notice of Intent and were homeschooling under the home instruction statute for the 2009-2010 school year, annual evidence of progress is due to your local school division superintendent by August 1, 2010.
Parents who filed under the religious exemption, the approved tutor provision or whose child was 5 years [...]