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Senator Toomey sponsoring bill that would make it easier for grandparents to help their homeschooled grandchildren
Howard Richman, 11/17/2014

Here's the text of a press release from Senator Toomey's office:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) wants to make it easier for all parents to save for their children’s education.

He is supporting the 401(Kids) Education Savings Account Act, which increases the annual contribution a person can make to a Coverdell Education Savings Account to $14,000 each year. Currently, the Coverdell ESA can be used to cover K-12 education expenses as well as college costs. Sen. Toomey’s legislation would permit parents who homeschool a child to use these accounts to offset the cost of books, supplies, and equipment. Further, this measure permits an account holder to roll unused funds into a Roth IRA or to be used to purchase a first home....

 

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Updated Guide to PA Homeschool Law available free on PHAA website
Howard Richman, 11/14/2014

Susan and I just updated our Guide to PA Homeschool Law to reflect the changes in the law that went into effect on October 31 when HB 1013 was signed by Governor Corbett. You can read and print out your own free copy of this 29 page guide at the following URL:

http://phaa.org/lawguide.pdf

Our 32 page Guide to the PA Homeschoolers Diploma is also available as a free download on the same website:

http://phaa.org/highschoolguide.pdf

If you lose these links, you can find then both on the home page of the PHAA (Pennsylvania Homeschoolers Accreditation Agency) website: www.phaa.org....

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