Alabama’s “Tebow Bill” is moving forward.
New Ala. Bill May Allow Home-Schooled Athletes to Participate in Public School
WPMI Local 15 News by: Frank Morales
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) A bill making its way through the Alabama State Legislature would allow students who are home-schooled to participate in public school athletics.SB 186, known as the “Tim Tebow Act”, passed the Alabama Senate Education Committee Wednesday, and is headed to the senate floor. The bill would still have to pass both houses and get the signature of Governor Robert Bentley for it become law.A standing law in Florida allowed New York Jets Quarterback Tim Tebow to play high school football while he was home-schooled, launching his football career.17-year-old golfer Dawson Mounse, a home-schooled athlete, said the current Alabama laws don’t allow him to take his other passion to the next level.