Online Programs and the Annual Assessment

Online Programs and the Annual Assessment

This year, many new homeschool families have opted to enroll in accredited online programs for their students. Unfortunately, many of these program directors have limited (or no) knowledge of the WV homeschool law because they are not WV-specific. Many offer...
Assessment Considerations

Assessment Considerations

While a homeschool assessment must be done every year for students of compulsory age, there are two main options to choose from: testing and portfolio review.  The portfolio review option was hard-won in 1994 to help special needs students and others for whom testing...
Stanines, Percentiles, and Freedom

Stanines, Percentiles, and Freedom

Learning. It’s not just for our students!  There is certainly a learning curve for the newly revised law.  This is a good thing, however, for through this law we have gained freedom!  Nevertheless, with freedom comes responsibility – the responsibility to learn....