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‘Tebow bill’ would let home-schoolers try out for public school teams

By staff and wire services reports
February 5th, 2013

This could be Micah Fitz’s first spring without soccer. The 14-year-old has been playing since he was 3, but because he’s home-schooled, he can’t try out for the local team at Patriot High School in Prince William County, the Washington Post reports. The competitive league Micah has joined shuts down its practices this time of year, as most kids his age soon will begin playing for nearby school teams. Instead of competing year-round, Micah and other home-schooled students in Virginia have to sit out. Virginia legislation would allow state’s 25,000 home-schooled students to try out for public school teams…

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