Brooks Home School Academy Brochure
Motto: “Fortune Favors the Bold!!!” The Brooks Tutoring Services (BTS) We offer personally tailored tutoring and lesson plans for the struggling student in any course work from grades three through high school. We give each student a flexible schedule, along with a tutoring packet. The Goals of Tutoring • Assist students in becoming independent learners • Identify the student’s area of concern • Expose students to effective study skill techniques (note taking, study strategies and test preparation) • Assist students in reaching a higher level of competence in a particular subject • Assist students in becoming active in the learning process • Aid in the development of a positive approach towards learning • Provide a supportive and encouraging environment where learning takes place at the students’ pace The Student’s Responsibilities • Check your voice mail, e-mails or text messages regularly for messages from your tutor. • Attend all scheduled tutoring sessions. • Have all academic support materials to each tutoring session(textbook, notes, homework, pen/pencil, calculator, etc.). • Contact the tutor via phone, email or text message 24 hours in advance to cancel or reschedule a lesson. Tab 1 Page 8 Product of Brooks Home School Academy. All rights reserved.
Motto: “Fortune Favors the Bold!!!” Texas Home School Rules** Send a withdrawal email to the principal, counselor, and attendance clerk of the school. You can email the letter one day, keep your child home the next day, and begin home schooling. The Texas Education Code: Home Schooled students are exempt from compulsory attendance according to Section25.086(a)(1)of the Texas Education Code because home schools have been determined by Texas Courts to be private schools for the purpose of compulsory attendance. The Following Cases are suggested for your review to support ifor when one decides to Home School Their Children: Gary W. Leeper vs. Arlington Independent School District Leeper Case Decision Leeper Supreme Court Decision Leeper vs. Arlington ISD Appeals Decision Pierce v. Society of the Sisters of the Holy Name of Jesus and Mary Texas Education Agency, et al, v Gary W. Leeper, et al ** Most states have reciprocal rules with Texas. Ask for specific legislation regarding your state. Tab 1 Page 9 Product of Brooks Home School Academy. All rights reserved.