The governing board for South Dakota’s public universities has early admission for homeschoolers on their agenda.
Regents will look at home-school students’ early admissions to state universities
At issue is how to handle admission applications from home-schooled students who present information that they have graduated high school but they are younger than age 18 and their classes haven’t graduated yet. Warner recommends that a working group review policies used in other states. An admissions officer for one of the state universities contacted Warner recently because several 15- and 16-year-old students sought admission as degree-seeking students. They were denied because their transcripts didn’t show they had completed the requirements such as four years of English, three years of advanced mathematics, three years of laboratory science, three years of social studies and one year of fine arts.
Read more at Jack Mercer’s South Dakota Government Blog.