‘Tim Tebow homeschool law’ gains momentum in Virginia
By staff and wire services reports
January 25th, 2012
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and a Republican-dominated Senate have given new life to an effort to pass legislation that would give permission to students who are homeschooled to play on the athletic teams of their local schools, the Washington Post reports. There are three bills in the Virginia legislature that are modeled after a Florida law informally known as the “Tim Tebow law,” which was passed in 1996 and gave the homeschooled Tebow a chance to play for local private and public schools on his way to an NFL career. Similar legislation has failed in Virginia in previous...
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