"By checking the homeschool option we are basically admitting that our diploma is not as valid as a traditional diploma and making it easier for the federal government to single out those who choose to homeschool. This is all to build infrastructure for a national diploma to go with the common core state standards. This may also impact transcripts and application for scholarships. Many schools use FAFSA as the first point of entry for consideration even if the funding does not come from the federal government. Checking the homeschool box places the student in the "non-traditional" or not easily validated stack because they "self-certify" which could possibly mean a different standard for consideration than those that come from a traditional school setting and that is on the Department of Ed approved list."
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