The upcoming tournament will have 11 separate speech events and two different types of debates. It will take place at First Baptist Church of Frisco. One group of Frisco homeschooled students has been practicing and preparing for months at the Lighthouse Church in Prosper, with hopes for a strong showing at the tournament. Thatcher Townson, a homeschool senior, keeps the group organized and focused.
UK parents continue to struggle to balance work and homeschooling under new lockdown.
There are nearly 4,000 fewer students enrolled in Rhode Island public schools this year.