Counting the Votes!
Click here to see if your Legislators have pledged their
page too which includes people like Auburn's Head Swim Coach
David Marsh, and Brenda Dickinson - Florida's full-time home
education lobbyist since 1993.
Facts & Statistics
Homeschooling is growing rapidly and
there are an estimated 2 million homeschooled children in
Alabama has an estimated 25,000 homeschooled children.
Research shows that homeschooled students
score well above the national average on standardized tests.
Homeschool parents are tax-payers and
24 other states allow some form of "Equal
Access" where homeschooled students participate in
325 Homeschooled Athletes are currently
playing NCAA Division I-A sports this year.
Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow
with parents Bob & Pam Tebow
"Homeschooler Snaps Up Heisman Nomination" 12/6/07 -
"If the strapping 6’3” 235 lb. lad wins the Heisman, he’ll be
making history on several counts..."
Former homeschooler who also enjoyed "equal access", Jason
Taylor, is "Dancing With The Stars".
year's NFL Man of the Year Award Winner and last year's NFL
Defensive Player of the Year, Taylor has played defensive end
for the Miami Dolphins for over a decade. The six-time All Pro
formed the Jason Taylor Foundation in 2004 and continues to be
heavily involved throughout the South Florida community. Taylor
holds the NFL record for touchdowns by a defensive lineman (7)
and is the Dolphins all-time leader in quarterback sacks (117)
and consecutive games played (130). Jason is married to Katina,
and the couple reside in Weston, Fla., with their two sons,
Isaiah Paul and Mason Paul, and daughter, Zoe Grace. Jason
appeared on ABC's "Dancing With The Stars"
(January 7, 2007)
photo album filled
with pictures of Alabama homeschool students
They are the reason we are fighting
Included are pictures from the public hearing Wednesday, April
The Dale Jackson Show, Tuesday, March
24, 2009 - "The Tim Tebow Act"
NBC 13 - Thursday, March 26, 2009
"In Alabama there are over 25,000 homeschoolers..."
Oprah Winfrey comments on homeschooling "...homeschooling is
an important contributor to the educational success of this
Homeschool Legal Defense article
news for homeschoolers who want to receive National Collegiate
Athletic Association (NCAA) scholarships ...
Jason Taylor, Tim Tebow, Homeschoolers and Public...
curious love affair with American high school...
Is anyone else tired of sitting in the back of
January 7, 2007 - ESPN's
Outside The Lines Special on Homeschooled Athletes
family from Decatur!
Click here to watch the show.
Page 2 story - "Who's Eligible To Play High School
Wall Builders Live, Tuesday March 6, 2007
to listen to this broadcast.
Times-Journal - March 28, 2007
and Jeff Nelson, are advocates for a bill that would allow
Montgomery, AL - AP
Press - April 12, 2007
"Glencoe teen Austin Brown likes to play football
and basketball and also enjoys spending time with his family..."
Times-Daily - May 15, 2007 -
continues about home-school children participating in public
Daily Herald - January 27, 2008
In Our View: Let home-school kids...
HSLDA - Bright Spots: Chris Lam
ESPN: September 25, 2008
"On Fridays in the fall, Tate Forcier doesn't..."