Our academic board has deemed it not appropriate to seek certification by ordinary state agencies or like associations. This is primarily because civil government cannot be a guarantor of educational quality. This is manifestly true in our country today. Valid and reliable certification rests in several categories which might be summarized under the heading: strength of curriculum. All Covenant Home programs employ challenging text books, engage the student in outlining and note-taking skills, regularly scheduled tests that call for essay answers, instruction in composition, reading and analysis of classical literature, all supervised under a rigorous grade auditing service.
Certification also finds its potency in the positive and long term acceptance of the Covenant Home program and transcripts at all colleges and universities throughout our country. The able staff of our tutorial program superintends the student’s work and academic progress and produces a written profile each nine-week grading period. Grade reports are issued every nine weeks and transcripts when appropriate.
For those not acquainted with the increasing breadth of the homeschooling movement it should be noted that many colleges and universities are now sponsoring recruitment booths and other enrollment efforts at homeschooling curriculum and book fairs. Students who have persevered in a controlled, challenging academic program such as Covenant Home Curriculum, have learned to work diligently and are more likely to be well prepared for successful college performance.