The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers encourages all homeschooling parents to familiarize themselves with legal and political issues pertaining to homeschooling in Virginia. We are a member-driven organization, and we survey our members annually. The following articles on issues of interest to Virginia homeschooling families were assembled to inform our members so they may make well-informed decisions on how they wish to be represented.
For more information on Virginia homeschooling legal and political issues, please contact VaHomeschoolers Government Affairs.
Homeschoolers Access to Public School Sports
Homeschoolers Sports Access: “Tebow Bills”
While homeschoolers in Virginia are allowed to enroll part-time in public school classes, they are currently not allowed to play on public high school interscholastic sports teams due to regulations established by the Virginia High School League (VHSL). Read more about past efforts and what is being done.
FAQs About Homeschool Sports Access
Answers to many common questions about this issue.
Homeschool Tax Credits: Pro and Con
Discusses the pros and cons of educational tax credit legislation
Child Protective Services (CPS)
Homeschooling and Child Abuse: No Connection
VaHomeschoolers’ official position on child abuse and homeschooling.
Answering the CPS (Child Protective Service) Questions by Shay Seaborne
A CPS representative answers your questions in this informative article about homeschooling and CPS.