Bill Would Let NC Homeschoolers Play Sports
By Beau Minnick
March 16, 2017
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — State lawmakers are looking at a bill that could allow home-schooled students to play for public schools’ sports teams.
The bill would apply to children who are home schooled or who attend public schools that don’t offer a particular sport or activity.
Republican state Sen. Andrew Brock (R-Davie County) is one of the bill’s sponsors.
“Education doesn’t fit the traditional model anymore,” he said. “Education is changing. It’s different.”
He said the children should have the right to participate. “Their parents are taxpayers,” he said. “They paid for the public school system.” Read the rest of this entry