appear different than more traditional
school transcripts look just as out-of-place in today’s college admissions
The National Testing Problem
More concerning is the second objection homeschool advocates have raised
exams such as the Scholastic Aptitude
Test (SAT) will be “fundamentally altered to reflect only one specific curriculum”—the CCSS.
4 The concern, of
course, is that homeschoolers who have
unfortunate truth is that this national
testing fear has already been realized.
The College Board—producer of such
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)—has
been proudly involved in developing
5 But there may be two bright
On the one hand, the CCSS has been
Requiring Homeschoolers to
it has adopted, which are actually lower
homeschoolers. On the other hand,
homeschooling parents have never re-
lied on the SAT’s standards to dictate the
content of their curriculums or teach-
home education as a teaching method
tinue that trend.
Teach to CCSS Standards
homeschooling itself. Home education
advocates worry that, “if the CCSS is
with or without the CCSS.
Families that educate at home value
their freedom as parents to raise and