Heir [HeirDale]

Home Education Honored in Georgia

[At the Signing]

Governor Miller signs HB 1450, declaring the first week of February each year to be Home Education Week. Pictured from left to right are Sen. Terrell Starr (D-Forest Park), Cindy Sewell (Home Education Information Resource), Veronica Bowen (Harvest Home Educators), Sheila and Dennis Bayne - (Dekalb Christian Home Educators), Edith Finegold (Grant Park Homeschool Group), Ann Cline (LIFE Christian Home Educators), Hope Cline, Rep. Hinson Mosley (D-Jesup), Governor Miller, Kathy, Tommy, Jonathan, and Steve Canavan (Eagle's Nest Christian Homeschool Association), Joseph Echols, Janel Reid (aide to Rep. Tommy Smith), Leon McGinnis (Home Education Information Resource), Rep. Tommy Smith (D-Alma, sponsor of the bill), Ken and Mary Jo Patterson (Georgia Home Education Association), Tim Echols (Family Network Resource), Rep. James Mills (R-Gainesville)

To declare the first week in February of each year as "Home Education Week" in Georgia, HB1450 was passed by the 1997-1998 General Assembly and signed by Governor Zel Miller on 4/20/98:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA:

"The first week in February of each year is declared to be 'Home Education Week' in Georgia."

About HEIR ||| Home ||| Contents ||| News ||| Opinion

11/14/98 created
© 1998 Home Education Information Resource (HEIR)