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Elizabeth Kays

Elizabeth Kays


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Elizabeth Kays is a 16-year-old who loves to write. She has been homeschooled since the beginning, and she is taking classes for dual credit (high school and college) at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta, GA while continuing to participate in several high-school activities, including NCFCA Speech and Debate.


Homeschooling Articles by Elizabeth Kays

Fan Fiction A homeschooled teen introduces us to the facinating world of writing about your favorite characters... and instantly "publishing" your work.

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Popular Articles

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AP Courses At Home

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