The english School Board''s new policy reflects the spirit and intention of the state''s lesson original law allowing provisional custody in the first place, an issue involving the legal status of children whose parents are divorced. Board member Catherine Davis, chairwoman of the board''s Policy Committee, said plans parents english or custodians with provisional lesson custody agreements plans that are not court-ordered by the beginning of the next school year will have to take their children out of the school they are attending. For the last english several years, homeschooling has been the fastest growing educational alternative in the country. Estimates of its growth rate typically range from 15-25% annually. Homeschoolers lesson are notoriously difficult to count, plans however, english the National Homeschooling Research Institute believes lesson that currently 1.2 million children homeschool today. While plans this constitutes only about 2% of all school age children, english it’s more than lesson 20% of those outside the government educational system. And, with a 20% annual growth rate, another plans quarter million children will join the homeschooling movement this year.
with a national average of almost $6,000 per student . Homeschooled english children represent over seven billion dollars out of lesson reach of local government schools and, at its current growth rate, each year more than another billion dollars slips away. Politically, homeschoolers are a force to be reckoned with when their rights plans are endangered. The most highly publicized and effective example of their growing political english clout occurred in 1994 when the House of Representatives inserted language lesson into an educational appropriations bill that would have required plans and english all teachers to be credentialed. Homeschoolers perceived this provision lesson as a threat to their autonomy plans and overwhelmed phone and fax lines to their representatives until the credentialing language was removed by a 424-1 vote. Homeschooling’s economic and political impact is keenly felt by teacher unions,