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Brilliant Minds Accountability Association is an option three association. Option three is a minimally invasive option in terms of preserving student individuality and sovereignty. Our primary goal is to provide resources and support to parents/guardians in successfully homeschooling your child(ren).
We are registered with the South Carolina State Board Of Education so we offer services such as transcripts, diplomas and graduation ceremonies.
Click here for a step by step guide on getting started with homeschooling.
Section 59-65-47. Associations for home schools;
In lieu of the requirements of Section 59-65-40 or Section 59-65-45, parents or guardians may teach their children at home if the instruction is conducted under the auspices of an association for home schools which has no fewer than fifty members and meets the requirements of this section. Bona fide membership and continuing compliance with the academic standards of the associations exempts the home school from the further requirements of Section 59-65-40 or Section 59-65-45.
The State Department of Education shall conduct annually a review of the association standards to ensure that requirements of the association, at a minimum, include:
(a) a parent must hold at least a high school diploma or the equivalent general educational development (GED) certificate;
(b) the instructional year is at least one hundred eighty days;
(c) the curriculum includes, but is not limited to, the basic instructional areas of reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies, and in grades seven through twelve, composition and literature; and
(d) educational records shall be maintained by the parent-teacher and include:
(1) a plan book, diary, or other record indicating subjects taught and activities in which the student and parent-teacher engage;
(2) a portfolio of samples of the student’s academic work; and
(3) a semiannual progress report including attendance records and individualized documentation of the student’s academic progress in each of the basic instructional areas specified in item (c) above.
By January thirtieth of each year, all associations shall report the number and grade level of children home schooled through the association to the children’s respective school districts.
Once you figure out which payment option best suits your situation, scroll all the way to the top of this site, then click the "Enrollments & Payments" button and choose your option. Once you click your option you will then be directed to the payment page. Simply enter your payment information and make your payment. While we do use PayPal, you can use a credit or debit card for payment.
$25 for your first student
$50 for two students
$75 for three students
$100 for 4 students
$12.50 for each student with the Early Bird special
Unfortunately we can not keep adding buttons to add multiple payment options for the early bird special, these payments will need to be made once per child. We do apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for your time and patience.
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