Monday, March 02, 2009

Home schooled athletes face obstacles to play basketball

Photo: Washington Times

Rebecca Reifsnider is a 5-10 junior, a top rebounder and scorer among girls high school basketball players in Frederick County. She wants to play in college, and her coach believes she is good enough.Yet Reifsnider does not attend high school, public or private. She plays for the Frederick Warriors, a team of home-schooled students.

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Backdrop: I submitted this story on Digg because as a homeschooler I found it interesting. I was astonished when it went to the Digg front page and attracted no end of comments, from the sublime to the ridiculous. Homeschoolers, if your kids play sports, either on a homeschool team, a travel team, at a public or charter school, you will want to contribute your perspective to the lively debate.

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