Homeschool families pay property taxes to fund the public schools and UIL extracurricular activities, yet they do not have access to those activities.
The THSC Watchmen visited all 181 Texas legislative offices asking for co-authors and sponsors on THSC’s priorities that will protect families.
From a homeschool dad’s perspective, here’s how lack of UIL access hampers his town and how the Tim Tebow bill will help rural families.
For years, THSC and thousands of homeschool families across the state have advocated for the Tim Tebow Bill in the Texas legislature to give equal rights to home schoolers
Do we still believe that families know best and should be able to make their own decisions?
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Despite overwhelming support from home schoolers, the Texas legislature, and the Chair of Public Education in the House, the Tim Tebow Bill died in the House Public Education Committee during the 2017 [...]
Some families have questioned whether the Tebow Bill’s change of the UIL rules for home schoolers could cause rules to change for home school students in 4-H and TMEA.
Have you ever ordered online and when the shipment arrives, it’s only part of what you ordered? As customers we want to find satisfaction and usefulness with our purchase. No one wants buyer’s regret. But when it comes to taxes, are we satisfied with our purchase?
In the State of Texas, paying your state property taxes does not necessarily guarantee you any rights. This is especially true for Texas home school families in regards to the University Interscholastic League’s (UIL) current policy for home school student access. The UIL currently does not allow home school students any access to their sanctioned extracurricular activities, even if the parents are paying their property taxes and are home schooling in a legal matter.