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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-13-09 06:55 PM
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4. Why should they get to play if they don't want to participate as students?
Are public school programs now like menus in a restaurant?

"We'll take the football today, Sir."

Strikes me as odd at the least.
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  -'Tebow bill' would let home school students play on public school teams The Straight Story  Feb-13-09 06:50 PM   #0 
  - Home schooled or not, the parents pay the taxes.  cobalt1999   Feb-13-09 06:53 PM   #1 
  - Why should they get to play if they don't want to participate as students?  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 06:55 PM   #4 
  - It is odd.  cobalt1999   Feb-13-09 07:03 PM   #10 
  - Umm........not all home schooling parents are  liberalhistorian   Feb-13-09 09:05 PM   #29 
  - Because they pay taxes...  Dappleganger   Feb-13-09 07:05 PM   #12 
  - School districts receive state aid for athletes ??  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 08:52 PM   #21 
  - I pay taxes too, doesn't mean I can play with the school football team  Bluebear   Feb-13-09 09:01 PM   #26 
     - Can I be on the cheerleading squad?  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 09:06 PM   #31 
     - As long as you pay taxes.  Bluebear   Feb-13-09 09:31 PM   #36 
     - are you a school age child? If so, it explains a lot.  KittyWampus   Feb-13-09 09:54 PM   #40 
        - New name, same sad, bitter, insulting persona.  Bluebear   Feb-14-09 05:31 AM   #69 
  - Why not?  girl gone mad   Feb-14-09 02:20 AM   #62 
     - Because the state gives aid for kids who are ENROLLED in school  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-14-09 06:25 AM   #71 
        - Then get the policy changed.  girl gone mad   Feb-15-09 05:33 AM   #83 
  - Does this mean they have access to all of the schools facilites and equipment too?  WatchWhatISay   Feb-13-09 07:04 PM   #11 
  - Exactly. They have as much right as  liberalhistorian   Feb-13-09 09:05 PM   #30 
  - No they don't since the district doesn't get aid for them unless they are a student  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 09:07 PM   #32 
  - If they are not in public school, the district doesn't get money for them.  madfloridian   Feb-13-09 09:44 PM   #38 
  - Not in any neck of the woods, madflo  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 10:09 PM   #42 
  - You are right.  madfloridian   Feb-13-09 10:12 PM   #44 
  - wait. i don't have kids but i pay property taxes. are you saying my school district doesn't ...  1   Feb-13-09 10:31 PM   #48 
     - School districts are paid per pupil  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 10:53 PM   #53 
     - wow. thanks. i never knew that. so my taxes go into a general fund or somesuch?  1   Feb-13-09 11:04 PM   #58 
        - Your property taxes go to your schools  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-14-09 01:30 AM   #60 
           - ah, ok. i get it now. thank you... n/t.  1   Feb-14-09 01:37 AM   #61 
     - The state allots money per student, unless it has changed.  madfloridian   Feb-13-09 10:57 PM   #55 
  - My taxes pay for lunches there...  misanthrope   Feb-13-09 10:46 PM   #50 
  - And what if there is a No Pass No Play policy?  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 06:53 PM   #2 
  - Excellent point! Who determines what's a "pass"?  LSparkle   Feb-13-09 07:15 PM   #16 
  - Mom..n/t  SoCalDem   Feb-13-09 07:39 PM   #17 
  - Not only that, but enrolled students ...  surrealAmerican   Feb-15-09 06:32 AM   #84 
  - Don't schools get funding per the warm classroom seat?  The_Casual_Observer   Feb-13-09 06:53 PM   #3 
  - Yes  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 06:56 PM   #5 
  - I'm surprised this is an issue then. There is no basis other than  The_Casual_Observer   Feb-13-09 07:00 PM   #7 
  - Only the state aid is determined by headcount. The taxes are already being paid.  jazzjunkysue   Feb-13-09 07:50 PM   #19 
     - If I had to sit at home all day looking at my mother I would have run away  The_Casual_Observer   Feb-13-09 08:00 PM   #20 
     - I had a friend who was homeschooling and she was mad that her kid couldn't take Science at school  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 08:57 PM   #23 
  - I'm surprised this wasn't the case before...  Davis_X_Machina   Feb-13-09 06:59 PM   #6 
  - Well when Mom gives the grades, of course they are going to pass. LOL  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 08:58 PM   #24 
     - Can't charge theme extra -- they pay taxes...  Davis_X_Machina   Feb-14-09 10:28 AM   #73 
  - Home schoolers already participate on school teams here. I had no idea that wasn't the norm.  GreenPartyVoter   Feb-13-09 07:01 PM   #8 
  - It isn't done here  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 09:00 PM   #25 
     - Here homeschoolers have access to school things, including the building. I have heard of kids  GreenPartyVoter   Feb-13-09 10:37 PM   #49 
        - Do they make them pay?  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 10:55 PM   #54 
           - Not sure. They may count taxes as payment.  GreenPartyVoter   Feb-14-09 12:22 PM   #74 
  - ya wanna be on the team go to the school. otherwise set up a team JUST for home schooled purists nt  msongs   Feb-13-09 07:03 PM   #9 
  - Amen!  WatchWhatISay   Feb-13-09 07:06 PM   #13 
  - There is one here that plays in the private school leauge.  RB TexLa   Feb-13-09 10:14 PM   #45 
  - Sounds good to me  NeedleCast   Feb-13-09 11:04 PM   #59 
  - We've been able to for a while  sailor65   Feb-13-09 07:07 PM   #14 
  - dump school sports entirely  Howardx   Feb-13-09 07:08 PM   #15 
  - because it keeps kids in school who may otherwise become disinterested and drop out.  FLAprogressive   Feb-13-09 09:17 PM   #34 
     - But the homeschoolers have already dropped out  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 10:10 PM   #43 
     - By this "logic" they could drop out and still play sports. n/t  retread   Feb-14-09 04:44 AM   #65 
     - deleted  retread   Feb-14-09 04:52 AM   #66 
     - They never cared that Computers, Band, Drama, and Debate kept me in school. Board cut 'em every time  slampoet   Feb-14-09 02:34 PM   #77 
  - They are already allowed to.  vanderBeth   Feb-13-09 07:41 PM   #18 
  - Not here  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 09:03 PM   #28 
     - Hmm, well I thought it was everywhere  vanderBeth   Feb-14-09 07:03 AM   #72 
  - Seems like a convenient way to bypass academic requirements  MadHound   Feb-13-09 08:56 PM   #22 
  - First thing I thought of too  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 09:03 PM   #27 
  - So, should private school students be allowed to play sports at public schools?  YankmeCrankme   Feb-13-09 09:16 PM   #33 
  - bunch of public school snobs here ... there are a lot of ps that SUCK!  trudyco   Feb-13-09 09:18 PM   #35 
  - How about you take your holier than thou attitude else where.  YankmeCrankme   Feb-13-09 09:42 PM   #37 
  - Talk about smugness  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 10:07 PM   #41 
  - Funny thing about teachers.....  sailor65   Feb-13-09 10:29 PM   #47 
     - So you slam teachers by painting us with a very broad brush  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 10:49 PM   #52 
     - now, be nice.  ulysses   Feb-14-09 02:31 PM   #76 
     - On the whole,  sailor65   Feb-14-09 02:44 PM   #81 
     - Nice try,  sailor65   Feb-14-09 02:38 PM   #79 
     - I'm a retired teacher. Yes, I was very good.  madfloridian   Feb-13-09 11:00 PM   #57 
  - You are exactly right  sailor65   Feb-13-09 10:25 PM   #46 
  - And now it's time to bash teachers!  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-13-09 10:47 PM   #51 
  - Don't take my word for it....  sailor65   Feb-14-09 02:27 PM   #75 
  - Take A Pill  ProfessorGAC   Feb-14-09 05:02 AM   #68 
     - Assuming you responded to the correct message,  sailor65   Feb-14-09 02:34 PM   #78 
        - I Did Read The Whole Thread  ProfessorGAC   Feb-15-09 05:27 AM   #82 
  - Oh, yeh, I am a "public school snob"  madfloridian   Feb-13-09 10:59 PM   #56 
  - Very well said. n/t  girl gone mad   Feb-14-09 02:27 AM   #63 
  - Awesome, I'm assuming I'll be able to join the Army band now too without having to enlist? -nt-  ContinentalOp   Feb-13-09 09:53 PM   #39 
  - Good.  girl gone mad   Feb-14-09 02:31 AM   #64 
  - I'm moving to Arlington this summer, pay city taxes, and next fall  retread   Feb-14-09 05:00 AM   #67 
  - They have had this law in Florida for years  JCMach1   Feb-14-09 05:43 AM   #70 
  - Athletics needs to be removed from the school system. Period.  Horse with no Name   Feb-14-09 02:39 PM   #80 

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