U.S. House of Representatives Expands 529 Savings Plans to Include Homeschoolers

The United States House of Representatives have passed H.R. 6757 to expand 529 savings plans to include homeschooling. Under the current tax code, parents and grandparents can only put aside funds for religious and private schooling. The bill still needs to be approved by the Senate.

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Kansas Bill Would Allow Homeschooled Students Access to Public School Activities

Bill would let home-school students in public school groups

A Kansas Senate education committee will hear testimony on a proposal to allow home-schooled students to participate in public school sports and activities, the committee’s chairman said.The proposed bill is short on details but would allow any student living in a school district to participate in any district activity for four consecutive school years, up to age 20 and even if the student graduates before the fourth year, The Wichita Eagle reported.

Wichita Homeschool Warriors Boys and Girls Sweep South Haven

South Haven bit by Wichita Homeschool

SOUTH HAVEN — Zach Pounds finished with a game-high 13 points, but it wasn’t nearly enough as the South Haven High School boys basketball team suffered a 63-30 loss to the Wichita Homeschool Warriors in nonleague basketball play Tuesday night.
The Warriors jumped ahead 19-6 in the first quarter and led 33-17 at halftime. They outscored the Cardinals (1-6) in every period.