State Senate kills bill to allow home-schoolers to participate in public school sports.


Mississippi lawmakers are saying no to home-schooled students who want play sports in public schools.

Senate Bill 2329 died Thursday when 17 senators voted for it and 31 voted against it.

The bill said home-schooled students could play sports or do activities such as cheerleading or debate at a local public school.

It was named the “Tim Tebow Act” after the Heisman-winning quarterback who was home-schooled but played public school sports in Florida.

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