Sports and clubs at Ohio public schools now open to home-schooled and private school students

Matthew Zalaznick's picture
Monday, July 29, 2013

Ohio students who are home-schooled or who attend a private school will have the right to participate in extracurricular activities – from sports to marching band to the debate club – at their local public schools starting this fall.

Educators across the state are still figuring out exactly how the new provisions, contained in the recently approved state budget, will work when they officially become effective at the end of September.

But the Ohio High School Athletic Association, despite philosophical and practical concerns, is telling member schools that it already is abiding by the new law.

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