High schools don't have to accept your homeschool credits, and you can't MAKE them accept your credits. Create the transcript as you would for a college, but recognized that they have all the power. Accredited high schools will accept accredited homeschool credits. Unaccredited high school may accept unaccredited homeschool credits. It is entirely at their discretion. The format of your transcript probably won't matter.
Oh Dianne! I hope you have good luck! I think it's much easier at a private school that public, so I'm hoping it will go OK for you!
Ironically, I'm in the process of completing a transcript for my son to attend a private school for his senior year of high school. Interesting timing for this article to arrive in my inbox.
Hi Lee -- More and more of our students are full-time students at a public school, but choosing to take "outside credits" with one of our teachers, which is similar to homeschooling since we design the courses around the student. The problem, as you mentioned, is that a student splitting their time between public and homeschooling has to seek pre-approval before doing a homeschool class, and even then many districts have a limit of credits a student can apply to their diploma. It puts students who need more 1-on-1 help in the position of giving up the opportunity to walk with their class -- although obviously they can graduate through a number of private high schools just by transferring credits (NARHS.org, for example) or getting a home school diploma (homeeducationdesigns.org).
If anyone has other alternatives, please let me know!
"Should my child get their GED as a homeschooler?" That's a question that I answer often when it comes to homeschool graduation.
Once upon a time, colleges sometimes required a GED from homeschoolers before providing financial aid. Since 1998, however, Congress has provided a better way for homeschoolers to demonstrate their "ability to benefit" from federal financial aid. The law
When homeschoolers take classes outside the home, or use a tutor, the transcript can seem a little complicated. You can make it easily understandable by simply using acronyms for outside classes.
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Have you ever wondered about the difference between an accredited and an official homeschool transcript? Well, let's start at the beginning. The dictionary defines accredited as, "officially recognized as meeting the essential requirements, as of academic excellence" or "provided with official credentials, as by a government". Official, on the other hand, is defined as, "of or relating to an office or position of duty,