The Homeschooling Revolution
March 23, 2007
Check it Out, Mates
A Final Four of chess? Live and learn. This intellectual event even boasts a Cinderella team - Miami Dade College.
The Miami team will be competing against Duke, Maryland (Baltimore County), and Texas (Dallas), and the tournament is this weekend in Fort Worth.
The AP story has more about the 'umble backgrounds of the Fab Four Floridians; their advisor points out that they've been playing the game since they were children.
Update: Gary, of HomeSchoolBuzz, found an article featuring homeschoolers and their run-in with the Arizona Chess Foundation.