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Getting Started
FPEA Starting Point Guide
Step by step instructions on all the information you will need to begin homeschooling.
Homeschooling Through The Early Years
HSLDA's guide to get you started in teaching those early years Pre-K through middle school.
Homeschooling The Struggling Learner
HSLDA's guide to encourage you in teaching your struggling learner. You can do it!!
Broward County School Board Home Education Website
Broward County School Board Home Education official webpage
Dade County School Board Home Education Web page
Dude County School Board Home Education official webpage
Palm Beach County Home Education Web Page
Palm Beach County School Board Home Education official webpage
Highschool
Homeschooling Through High School
HSLDA's guide to aide you homeschooling the high school years.
Donna Young - High School Planning
Beginning with 8th grade, a generalized plan for preparing to homeschool highschool, including tips on transcripts, computing GPA and printable diploma.
FLVC - Florida Virtual Campus
Florida's Academic Counseling and Tracking for Students. Sponsored by the Department of Education and the Florida Center for Advising & Academic Support, this free online advising website helps students plan and track their education progress from middle school through college.
FL Requirements for Graduation
Florida graduation requirements for students entering 9th grade 2012,2013,2014,2015
Homeschool Volunteer Requirement
Homeschool students need only submit service hours to the county school board if seeking eligibility for Bright Futures scholarship program. The required hours are listed in this document.
Sunshine State Course code and Directory
Use this Course Code published by the state of Florida School Board of Education to determine what is required for your student to earn high school credit in a course.
Dual Enrollment Course Equivalency list 2015-2016
This is a listing of Dual Enrollment Courses and what required high school subject it fulfills and the amount of high school credit.
Homeschool College USA
Homeschool College USA is designed for homeschooling high school students who would like to tailor their courses toward using college-level exams (CLEP) to earn college credits while completing their high school studies.
SAT vs Act - what to take?
If you are wondering whether your child should take the SAT or the ACT, this link quickly describes what is tested on both of exams.
ACT Test Registration
ACT testing dates and registration, send scores, etc.
SAT Test Registration
SAT testing dates, registration and more
PSAT Test Registration
Dates of PSAT Test and how to register
Sports Forms FHSAA
South Florida Heat has links to required sports forms to be submitted to FHSAA
Florida Highschool Athletic Assoc Sports Forms
Required forms to be submitted for high school sport participation
Broward Schools Drivers Education
Nine week course study Saturday classes, offered either 8-12pm or 12-4pm. Offered free through 15 Broward High Schools. 1/2 school. credit
Bright Futures
In 1997, the Florida Legislature created the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program to reward students for their academic achievements during high school by providing funding to attend postsecondary education in Florida. This site outlines all the requirements.
College Board
The College Board helps students connect with and successfully complete a high-quality college education. We provide resources, tools and services to students, parents, colleges and universities in the areas of college planning, recruitment and admissions, financial aid, and retention.
FastWeb
Scholarship database.
Federal Student Financial Aide
Federal Student Aid plays a central and essential role in supporting postsecondary education by providing money for college to eligible students and families. We partner with postsecondary schools, financial institutions and others to deliver services that help students and families who are paying for college. PAY ATTENTION TO DEADLINES FOR SUBMISSION
Florida Student Financial Aide
State grants, scholarships and applications
Homeschooling Associations
Florida Parent Educator's Association
FPEA executes that mission through safeguarding the legal right to homeschool; interacting with local school boards; supporting group networks; hosting a statewide convention, local conferences and events; communicating timely information and emerging trends; and, most importantly, providing general encouragement — all in accordance with Judeo-Christian principles.
Home Education Foundation
HEF was established in 1991 to raise support and direct lobbying for home education in Florida. HEF exists to safeguard existing legislation and evaluate future legislation.
Legal Associations
Homeschooling Legal Defense Association
Home School Legal Defense Association is a nonprofit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms. Through annual memberships, HSLDA is tens of thousands of families united in service together, providing a strong voice when and where needed.
Homeschool Legal Advantage
HLA is an outreach of the Christian Law Association (CLA). CLA assembled a dedicated team of homeschool parents, homeschool graduates and attorneys to form Homeschool Legal Advantage – a division specifically charged with protecting the rights of homeschoolers, and providing practical advice regarding home education and compliance with homeschool laws.
Family Political Sites
Parental Rights Amendment
At ParentalRights.org, our goal is to amend the U.S. Constitution to protect parental rights. A constitutional amendment is the only way to comprehensively protect the child-parent relationship from unnecessary government intrusion.
The Heritage Foundation
Founded in 1973, The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institution—a think tank—whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.