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Westfield Demands Homeschooler Follow Common Core

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 22:00
HSLDA helped a homeschool family who were told—according to a misguided policy—that their curriculum must follow the Common Core.

Homeschool Families to U.S. Senate: Defeat UN Treaty!

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 22:00
Homeschoolers met with Senate staffers on Capitol Hill last week while calls poured in from fellow home educators—all in opposition to a dangerous UN disabilities treaty. Thanks to these efforts, a vote on the treaty could be delayed.

Mike Farris Goes to Washington for Parental Rights

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 22:00
HSLDA Founder and Chairman Michael Farris testified before Congress last week of the need to enshrine parental rights in the U.S. Constitution.

Feds’ Denial of Oklahoma’s NCLB Waiver Request is Politically Motivated

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 22:00
HSLDA Founder and Chairman Michael Farris suggests ways in which Oklahoma can respond to the federal government punishing the state for rejecting the Common Core.

School District Wants New Homeschooler Info

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 22:00
HSLDA helped a member family when a public school official requested personal information not required by law.

Fauquier County Seeks Names of Tutored Children

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 22:00
When a homeschool mom applied to be her children’s tutor, the local public school district asked for personal information to which it was not entitled.

Pocatello-Chubbuck Okays 1-Class Dual Enrollment

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 22:00
After being contacted by HSLDA, a public school district changed its rules for dual enrollment to make them comply with state law.

Homeschoolers Threatened with Truancy Charges

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 22:00
A homeschool family in full compliance with state law was nevertheless unexpectedly—and wrongfully—threatened with truancy changes. HSLDA helped them resolve the matter.

Police Commission Discriminates against Homeschool Graduates

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 22:00
Until state law changes, homeschool graduates who want to earn a livelihood as Kansas police officers will face unfair obstacles.

Will You Stand for Homeschool Freedom against the United Nations?

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 22:00
When Congress returns from recess next week, we will need your help to defeat once and for all the dangerous UN disabilities treaty.

Five Years Late, Veterans Administration Pays $3,000

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 22:00
After being thwarted for more than five years, HSLDA finally obtained benefits for a disabled veteran’s homeschooled daughter.

Homeschool Family Referred to District Attorney

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 22:00
HSLDA helped a new homeschool family when they were wrongfully accused of truancy.

Newark Schools Threaten Family with Prosecution

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 22:00
A new homeschool family threatened with truancy charges heard nothing further from officials after HSLDA intervened.

York Retracts Probation Demand

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 22:00
An official who mistakenly thought a homeschool student’s test scores were too low changed her stance after HSLDA pointed out the error.

Superintendent Demands Monthly Meetings

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:00
HSLDA recently assisted a member family after their local public school superintendent insisted the homeschooling parent and her son meet with the official monthly.

A Line in the Sand

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 22:00
HSLDA Chairman Michael Farris speaks out against ideologies in the homeschooling community that have resulted in harm to families.

Juvenile Officer Requests Meeting

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 22:00
A family accused of truancy after withdrawing their son from public school turned to HSLDA for help.

College Improves Admissions Process

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 22:00
A college admissions office revised a form after HSLDA queried the school about a confusing—and unhelpful—question aimed at homeschoolers.

Navy Takes Homeschool Grad After HSLDA Intervenes

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 22:00
HSLDA prevented discrimination against a homeschool graduate who was trying to enlist in the Navy.

Social Workers Snatch Sick Kids

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 22:00
HSLDA is suing authorities who accused a homeschooling mom of faking her children’s illnesses in order to get attention. The children were genuinely sick but were removed from their home and placed in foster care.