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Get a GED or Get Out!

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:00
HSLDA helped a homeschool graduate after the college she was attending said she needed to obtain a GED or face expulsion.

Labor Laws Become Homeschool-Friendly

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 22:00
A new law makes a student’s own school calendar the reference point from which to determine how many hours he or she can work on a particular day.

Armed Forces Finally Accept Homeschool Enlistees on Equal Terms

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 22:00
The Pentagon has finalized a new policy that treats homeschool graduates on equal terms with other military enlistees. This welcome news comes at the end of a long struggle by HSLDA to achieve equality for homeschoolers.

Attorney General Addresses Open Enrollment

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 22:00
The North Dakota attorney general recently stated that homeschool students may enroll in academic courses and extracurricular activities in public school districts other than the one in which they reside.

Common Core: An International Failure

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 22:00
New studies reveal that despite proponents’ claims, the Common Core standards do not emulate the successful education practices of other countries.

Attorney General Dismisses Case against Homeschooler

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 22:00
After being investigated for four months, a member finally received word last week that the educational neglect case against her was being dismissed.

Peace in Pittsylvania

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 22:00
After being alerted by HSLDA, homeschoolers united to oppose suggested changes to the local school board’s religious exemption policy. School board members subsequently sided with homeschoolers and against the school superintendent.

HSLDA’s Jim Mason Testifies before Congress against Proposed IRS Regulations

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 21:00
A senior HSLDA attorney joined others to testify against IRS rules that would restrict what certain advocacy groups could say about political candidates.

Gasconade Apologizes for Notice Gaffe

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 21:00
The author of a letter from the local public school district acknowledged her error after being contacted by HSLDA.

Teachers Other Than Parents for Homeschooled Students

Sun, 02/23/2014 - 21:00
HSLDA urges Maryland homeschoolers not to give in when officials try to bully them into revealing who teaches their children (other than parents).

HSLDA to Testify against Proposed IRS Free Speech Infringement

Sun, 02/23/2014 - 21:00
HSLDA is standing with organizations such as the ACLU to oppose new IRS rules that would restrict what we can tell members about elected officials.

Bill Would Change Access to Public School Classes

Sun, 02/23/2014 - 21:00
A bill is rocketing toward enactment that will change how Wisconsin homeschool families are able to obtain access to public school classes.

False Reports of Child Abuse Now Illegal

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 21:00
The Pennsylvania Legislature has made it a crime to knowingly provide a false report of child abuse. HSLDA welcomes the new law as a step in the right direction toward protecting families.

HSLDA to U.S. Department of Education: Leave Homeschoolers Alone!

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 21:00
Proposed federal regulations would authorize state officials to collect data on homeschool students whose parents are migrant workers. HSLDA needs your help to stop this unlawful proposal.

Common Core Opponents tell Legislature that Children are Not Common, Not Cars

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 21:00
HSLDA and concerned parents told Michigan lawmakers that kids shouldn’t be treated as common or like cars in testimony about the dangers posed by the Common Core.

Congress to Education Establishment: Time to End the Common Core

Sun, 02/09/2014 - 21:00
In the past week, Congress has come out loud and clear against the federal government pressuring states to adopt the Common Core. Your support of congressional efforts can help promote local control of education.

Court Rejects Legislature’s Superintendent “Shell” Game

Sun, 02/09/2014 - 21:00
The Wyoming Supreme Court ruled unconstitutional a law intended to strip power from a popular and homeschool-friendly state superintendent of education.

Invoking Religious Freedom Leads to Truancy Charge

Sun, 02/09/2014 - 21:00
A member family who tried to claim a religious exemption to state homeschool regulations were eventually threatened with truancy charges. HSLDA came to their aid.

School District Invents Evaluation Form

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 21:00
HSLDA recently assisted a member family who had received a letter from the local school district informing them that they had to complete and submit a “Home School Evaluator’s Transcript” form at the end of the school year.

School District Demands Use of “Official” Form

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 21:00
HSLDA recently assisted a member family whose statement of intent to begin a home education program was rejected because the parent had not used the “official” form.