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Graduation Time by Beverly S. Krueger
Each homeschooler has a special story of talents developed in circumstances unique to them. Wed like to look at a few of the homeschool graduates that we have read about recently. While their individual stories are unique, these homeschool stories are not unique in the sense that they tell the same story of an educational fire lit by parents who want their children to be all that God has planned for them to be.

Homeschooling Scope & Sequence by EHO Staff
Scope and sequence resources to assist you in planning your homeschooling curriculum.Scope and sequence resources to assist you in planning your homeschooling curriculum.

Homeschooling Scope & Sequence by EHO Staff
Scope and sequence resources to assist you in planning your homeschooling curriculum.Scope and sequence resources to assist you in planning your homeschooling curriculum.

Online Resources

National Home Education Research Institute Fact Sheets
Includes findings on homeschoolers academic achievement.

Can they get into college?

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Advanced Placement and Homeschoolers by Beverly S. Krueger
What are advanced placement courses and tests, and how do homeschooled students participate? Ive heard some say advanced placement requires teachers with specialized credentials, so its difficult to do at home. I disagree. I believe that whether a homeschooler can do well on advanced placement test has more to do with the homeschooled student than with anything else.

Homeschoolers and College Admissions Testing by Beverly S. Krueger
One of the chief non-subjective means that admissions officers use in determining the admissions of homeschooled students to college are their college admissions test scores. The SAT and the ACT tests serve as an unbiased means to prove that your student has the academic chops to make it in college. These tests become more meaningful for the homeschool student because other indicators used by admissions officers don't apply to them. Learn more about registering and preparing for these tests.One of the chief non-subjective means that admissions officers use in determining the admissions of homeschooled students to college are their college admissions test scores. The SAT and the ACT tests serve as an unbiased means to prove that your student has the academic chops to make it in college. These tests become more meaningful for the homeschool student because other indicators used by admissions officers don't apply to them. Learn more about registering and preparing for these tests.

Homeschoolers at the College by Tammy M. Cardwell
On July 22, 1997 homeschoolers and college administrators gathered at San Jacinto College in Pasadena, Texas. The college's expressed intent in inviting homeschoolers to this meeting was to explore ways in which it can open its doors to us.

A Helping Hand Advice Column Questions

Question:
How can I make sure that my homeschooled child gets an accredited diploma? I dont want to deal with "diploma mills" yet Id like the freedom to customize our program as weve done all along. Any suggestions?

Online Resources

Cafi Cohen's Homeschool Teens and College
Cafi Cohen has authored a number of books on homeschooling and college admissions. Her site has many useful resources.

How can my child get a diploma after being removed from school or dropping out?

Articles

High School Online Schools and Correspondence Schools List by Beverly S. Krueger
This list includes online schools, correspondence schools, and other suppliers of stand alone curriculum. It does not include information about the broad array of high school level curriculum available to homeschoolers.This list includes online schools, correspondence schools, and other suppliers of stand alone curriculum. It does not include information about the broad array of high school level curriculum available to homeschoolers.

A Helping Hand Advice Column Questions

Question:
Im an adult who never graduated from high-school. Can I get my high-school diploma at home?

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