“Because you choose a different academic path for your child, you should not be prevented from participating in the athletic side,” said Rep. Phil Owens
Although this might seem like a natural progression, the issue of having home school students participate in extracurricular activities at the public school they are zoned for actually is significant.
This decision indicates that the door is opening for the conversation for a new movement that is on the brink of breaking. This choose your own schooling movement is going to include programs and options like MITx, iTunes U and sculpt your own program options.
Opening the door to home school students being able to participate in extracurricular shows that the boundaries and barriers between different or alternative schooling options is dissolving and become more blurry.
What is going to happen when the new vision comes into focus?