"Homeschooling FAQs" #15



**Disclaimer: All information presented on this blog is based on our best understanding of current homeschool laws in the state of Florida at the time of each posting, and in particular the homeschool laws for Hillsborough County, where Class Source is located. However, we are not legal experts, and the information posted in this group does not constitute legal advice. Homeschool laws can vary by county and state. If you are uncertain of the homeschool regulations and requirements in your area, please verify using your local resources. The HSLDA website has a resource which allows you to look up homeschool laws by state, and is a good place to start: https://hslda.org/legal.**


This week's FAQ is:


Will homeschooling put my child at a disadvantage after they graduate?

Homeschooled students actually tend to excel in college and career environments, on the whole. Every child is different and may accomplish different things, but that’s true of public- and private-schooled students, too! Homeschooled students are afforded the same opportunities for scholarships, college admissions, and careers as their public-schooled counterparts, and the former stigma for home-education is becoming a thing of the past as more and more homeschoolers achieve success in college and in career fields. Home-education also allows you the flexibility to pursue your child’s talents and passions alongside their typical education, so that many home-educated students graduate high school already having completed plenty of volunteer hours, hands-on experience in career fields, accomplishments in sports, music, or other talent areas, entrepreneurial endeavors, and more.



If you want more info on Homeschooling in Florida, we've just started a Homeschool Q&A group on Facebook! You can find it here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/HomeschoolQATampaBay/.

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