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    National power football program Bellevue accused of using 'diploma mill' private school to keep stars eligible.

    National power football program Bellevue accused of using ‘diploma mill’ private school to keep stars eligible | USA Today High School Sports | USA Today High School Sports

    In a related story, this dynamic has leaked into the college level with a UA student coming from Bellevue

    http://www.abc15.com/sports/sports-b...ll-high-school
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    The NCAA grew suspicious of my alma mater (Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia) because they've produced the most Division I scholarship winners of any high school football program in the country. The reason is they offer a PG year for D-I prospects who don't qualify academically, and the immersion of the military environment (boarding) and enforced study time has turned around many who went to D-1, D-IAA, and D-II schools, then some on to the NFL (Vinny Testaverde, Eddie George, Dexter Coakley, Don Majkowski to name a few).

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    I grew up in DFW and basically dropped out of high school in the 10th grade and instead started taking college classes. I never did a GED or diploma, but my parents and I looked up how homeschooling worked, and at the time anyway there was only one requirement for home schooling -- that you teach good citizenship. If you had one class on good citizenship you could print a homeschooling diploma and it was valid. There was also a law that forbid colleges in Texas from not accepting a homeschooling diploma.

    I tested into my classes via the THEA so didn't need a high school diploma to graduate college-- but if I had needed one basically all I had to do was print one out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Warpnow View Post
    I grew up in DFW and basically dropped out of high school in the 10th grade and instead started taking college classes. I never did a GED or diploma, but my parents and I looked up how homeschooling worked, and at the time anyway there was only one requirement for home schooling -- that you teach good citizenship. If you had one class on good citizenship you could print a homeschooling diploma and it was valid. There was also a law that forbid colleges in Texas from not accepting a homeschooling diploma.

    I tested into my classes via the THEA so didn't need a high school diploma to graduate college-- but if I had needed one basically all I had to do was print one out.
    you can do this in Louisiana! If you earn 24 college credits (CLEP?) then you're automatically issued your high school diploma, but wouldn't you that mess up your athletic eligibility?
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    So I am curious about that Louisiana thing, hadn't heard about that one before.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chorizo View Post
    So I am curious about that Louisiana thing, hadn't heard about that one before.
    Yep - it's true - on page 3 of this document. Spelled out exactly the same as Jennifer said. 24 college credits and y'all are done, podnuh!

    http://www.sreb.org/sites/main/files...aprofile_0.pdf

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    a bunch more fake high schools are shut down

    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ftc-sh...110000861.html
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