February 1, 2008, Newsletter Issue #213: Public School Access

Tip of the Week

For those homeschooling parents who don't feel the need to completely segregate their children from public school contact, there are some activities that your child can still partake in.

Many public schools will allow homeschooled children access to certain programs within the district. So, if your student likes team sports, playing in a band, or belonging to the Honor Society, check and see if your district will allow your participation. Especially if you are a secular homeschool family, the need to draw a complete segregation may not be necessary or productive.

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Sincerely

Sarita Holzmann
President
Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.

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