Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution is a feature-length documentary currently in post-production. They are asking the homeschool community, and supporters of this movement, to partner with them in spreading the message that homeschooling is good for students, good for families, and good for culture by bringing Schoolhouse Rocked to theaters nationwide. You can support the post-production needs through their Kickstarter project.
Imagine if your very talented and creative artist has found a school not too far away that they want to attend. You provide a great transcript and portfolio, but these are brushed aside because the school has never (somehow) encountered a homeschooled student? And the school treats your obviously talented student as a second class student?
Important progress is being made towards educational freedom in the state of Colorado. Last month, the Senate voted 18-17 in favor of SB15-045, which would allow tax credits for private school tuition, homeschool costs, or donations to private school scholarships.
The bill, introduced by Sen Kevin Lundberg (R-Berthoud), is modeled on Arizona’s successful tax credit program and has now been assigned to the Education and Finance Committee in the Colorado House. This will support the homeschooling community in Colorado, and families like the Moores.
The culmination of a musical adventure included two kids concerts with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic at the Pikes Peak Center on Thursday. More than 80 schools will sent students on a field trip to the shows. The 11 a.m. performance was open to the public.
After two false starts, the Republican-controlled Senate Tuesday morning gave preliminary approval to a bill that would create a system of state income tax credits for private school tuition, homeschool costs and donations to private school scholarships.