Virtual schools are developing in many states and homeschoolers are being recruited. HEAV will monitor the development of virtual schools and keep you informed through our quarterly magazine, weekly Updates, and website Update archives.
Articles on Virtual Schools
- The Differences – An Overview (Freedom Watch/Response to Richmond Times Dispatch Article)
- Virtual Schools Recruit Homeschoolers
History of Homeschooling
See the end part in the video below for an explanation of the dangers virtual schools pose to homeschooling as we know it.
HB 2311, sponsored by Richard P. Bell (R-Staunton), establishes “Virginia State Virtual School” as a policy agency in the executive branch of government. Its purpose is to govern the online educational programs and services offered to students enrolled in the Virginia State Virtual School. HEAV carefully watched this bill and its progress in order to protect the rights of homeschoolers. Stricken from the docket by House Education. FAILED
More Articles On Virtual Schools
We believe virtual charter schools pose a threat to our hard-won homeschool freedoms—and we are not alone. Read what others have to say—and send us your favorite links.
- So What About that Free Lunch? - Peggy Daly-Mastenak, Home Education Magazine
- Charter Schools: The Price Is Too High – Chris Klicka, Senior Counsel, Home School Legal Defense Association
- Charter Schools: Look Before You Leap – Roy Hanson, Director, Family Protection Ministries
- Charter Schools: Trojan Horses of Homeschooling - Judy Shewmake, At Home Ministries
- The Seduction of Homeschooling Families – Chris Cardiff, President, California Homeschool Network
- Apples and Oranges – Rocks and Pears – Schools and Homeschools – Helen Hegener, Publisher, Home Education Magazine