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New Alabama Graduation Requirements Still Not Mandatory for Homeschoolers PDF Print E-mail

The Alabama Board of Education changed the graduation requirements for high schoolers who started as 9th graders in 2013-14 or after. However, these requirements are for public school students, not homeschoolers. According to Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), homeschooling parents may choose any courses for their high school students, and they will not be limited in college admission, financial aid or military acceptance.

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Extracurricular Activities Abound in the Tri-County Area PDF Print E-mail

Is your homeschooler interested in piano, art, drama, gymnastics, soccer, baseball, cheerleading or Scouts? Want a P.E. program or a driver's ed class? Need help with algebra? What about something a little different, like fencing or horseback riding? Maybe your homechooler just wants to get together with other homeschoolers to roller skate, go on field trips, or volunteer in the community. Various activities, classes, clubs, and co-ops are available in the Montgomery, Elmore and Autauga County areas.

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See Academy Days Co-op in Action Online PDF Print E-mail

See how a co-op can supplement your homeschooling by viewing Academy Days Co-op's Instagram pictures and postings. About three pictures and homeschool tips are posted per week during each semester. During the summer and winter breaks, about two per week are posted from the previous semester.

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Can You Relate To These Common Homeschool Fears? PDF Print E-mail

I got an email from a worried mother recently. Can you relate to some of what she writes?

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12 Benefits of a Homeschool Co-op PDF Print E-mail

There are many good reasons to join a homeschool co-op. You may want to spend time with families with a similar education philosophy, find friends for yourself and your children, expand your child’s educational opportunities, or just have fun with other homeschoolers! Whatever your reason for thinking about joining a co-op, a homeschool co-op has many advantages for both parents and children. Here are 12 great benefits, based on feedback from families who have participated in our Academy Days Co-op since 2006.

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