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After being told it went beyond what the law requires, a public school superintendent agreed to end a policy of asking homeschoolers to provide proof of residency.
HSLDA intervened when a public school superintendent implemented in-person oral examinations of homeschoolers. Our attorney pointed out that there is no legal authority for such exams.
HSLDA successfully countered a baseless demand that certain homeschoolers in a public school district were required to take the SAT.
HSLDA is concerned about reports of officials pressuring homeschoolers to enroll their children in the public school system.
A social worker asked an HSLDA member family to show that their homeschool had been approved, despite the fact that in this family’s case no approval was required by law.
HSLDA acted to help a member family avoid having to “invite” an official into their home to review their curriculum.
HSLDA helped a member family who was threatened with truancy charges after they tried to withdraw their 5-year-old from kindergarten.
A New Jersey school district is taking steps to repeal a policy that demands homeschool parents teach the Common Core to their children.
HSLDA encourages homeschoolers to comment on proposed rules changes that would affect West Virginia truancy law. Our position is that the new rules are confusing and unnecessary.
A public school superintendent disapproved a homeschooling program because it did not include certain high school courses. HSLDA showed the program conformed with state law.
An alarming request by police for citizens to report children in public during school hours resulted in a very positive meeting.
God delivered a momentous victory when Governor Brown vetoed AB 1444, which would have mandated kindergarten for all students.
In response to the tragic 2012 school shooting in Newtown, a commission has made preliminary recommendations that threaten the privacy and freedom of homeschool families.
After hearing from HSLDA, Lee County school officials apologized for sending a misleading letter about end-of-year assessments and promised to mail a correction.
HSLDA won’t guarantee speedy results, but on occasion our legal staff resolves members’ problems in days—even hours. Just ask a West Virginia high schooler overcharged by the local community college.
HSLDA helped a homeschool family who were told—according to a misguided policy—that their curriculum must follow the Common Core.
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.
HSLDA Founder and Chairman Michael Farris testified before Congress last week of the need to enshrine parental rights in the U.S. Constitution.
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.
HSLDA helped a member family when a public school official requested personal information not required by law.