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Virginia's Senate Killed The 'Tebow Bill'

The state of Virginia failed to pass the Tim "Tebow bill" this week, according to the Washington Post. Virginia's Senate killed the bill, which would've allowed home-schooled students to participate in sports at their local public schools. Those against the bill have issue with the standards, or lack thereof, in home-schooling. Opponents, including some school boards and PTAs, say home-schooled kids would not be required to meet the same academic criteria as public school athletes — attend and pass five classes per day — and that they would have taken team slots from their public school counterparts.
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Tebow-Inspired Home-Schooling Bill Knocked Down by Virginia Senate's Offensive Line

United States / Washington D.C. : DCist (3 years ago)

Home-schooled students in Virginia won't be able to follow Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow's example for another year, as the Senate voted today to kill legislation that would have allowed them to join public school sports team... Read Post

‘Tebow’ bill to let home-schoolers play high school sports passes Va. House

United States / Washington D.C. : Virginia Politics (3 years ago)

The House of Delegates voted 59 to 39 Wednesday in favor of a bill that would allow Virginia’s tens of thousands of home-schooled students to play sports at their local high schools. The “Tebow bill” — named for Tim Tebow, the start... Read Post

‘Tebow’ bill to let home-schoolers play high school sports killed by Virginia Senate

United States / Washington D.C. : Virginia Politics (3 years ago)

A Senate committee Thursday killed a bill that would allow Virginia’s tens of thousands of home-schooled students to play sports at their local high schools. The “Tebow bill” — named for Tim Tebow, the starting Denver Broncos quarte... Read Post


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