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Homeschool High School: Driven Crazy by Drivers Ed!

Homeschool High School: Driven Crazy by Drivers Ed!
I remember when I was homeschooling high school.  Sometimes I'd get hung up on ONE small issue that would drive me completely BATTY!  I remember wishing for ANYONE to give me one clear, concise, yes-or-no answer.  One issue I seemed to stress about was driver education.  Wendy asked a question I asked myself years ago! Hi Lee,I'm putting together my first transcript and I've seen differing credits (.25/.50)/grades for Drivers Education on samples.  I have to...
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Guest — J W
I graduated from public school, didn't finish Driver's Ed [insert sound effect of a chicken clucking here], didn't have a license,... Read More
Tuesday, 23 August 2011 18:10
Guest — Debbi
Driver's Ed here is taught as part of the PE classes when the students are old enough. I'm planning on just counting it in with PE... Read More
Tuesday, 23 August 2011 17:28
Guest — Lee
Dear Tressa, Wow! So true! Every college is SO unique! This is why I always say check with colleges. And by the way, try to mode... Read More
Tuesday, 23 August 2011 09:52
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Middle School Math Credits

Middle School Math Credits
As a homeschooler, I’m sure you are wondering or will wonder at some point if math done in middle school can go on your students high school transcript. I’m here to assure you that it probably can! Math credits earned are unique to each family, so here are a few examples that you may relate to:If a 6th grader takes Algebra with Geometry over a year and a half, do we include that on their transcript?I...
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College Credits vs. Homeschool High School Credits

College Credits vs. Homeschool High School Credits
One whole college class is equivalent to one whole high school class.Need details?One college class is usually between 3 credits and 6 credits per class, depending on the class and the college.  Each of those college classes is equivalent to one whole high school credit.  College credits are measured differently than high school credits.  College credits don't require  you to count hours or seat time.Not all college classes are 3-6 college credits, though.  If a class...
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Guest — Jennifer
Many sources opine that, "One college class generally equals one high school credit" (even HSLDA). However, it is incumbent on us ... Read More
Thursday, 16 October 2014 13:00
Guest — Lee
Dear Jennifer - You are absolutely right. It is ALWAYS prudent to check with your state's requirements. Thank you for the link! ... Read More
Thursday, 16 October 2014 13:04
Guest — Lee
You can certainly do that! If it were me, I would leave the class title the same as the college title, and not weight the grade. ... Read More
Wednesday, 03 October 2012 12:28
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Converting College Credits to High School Credits

Converting College Credits to High School Credits
"Lee, question I can't find answered on your website. Did your sons take any community college classes while still in high school? How did you give them credit for that? Was one semester of a college course a full credit or half credit of high school?thanks.Renee"Hi Renee!We did take community college classes in high school, and it was a mixed blessing for us.  We did one year of Accelerated Distance Learning (homeschooling college) and one year...
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Lee Binz
Hi there! You are describing weighting grades - making a college class weigh MORE than a high school class. That sort of decision... Read More
Thursday, 28 May 2020 17:10
Guest — S.
Um, I know this is an old post but this is wrong. A college class worth 3 credits is worth more than 1 public high school class cr... Read More
Thursday, 28 May 2020 00:51
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