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Senate Bill Targets Religious Freedom Act—Call Now!

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 22:00
A Senate bill would repeal certain Religious Freedom Restoration Act protections in an attempt to overturn the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision. We need your help to stop this dangerous legislation.

Homeschool Prodigy Gets “Running Start” at Clark College

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 22:00
HSLDA helped a member family qualify their young son for a program meant to help high school juniors and seniors enroll in college courses.

Free Driver Education Continues

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 22:00
Delaware has passed appropriations legislation for the 2015 fiscal year, including a provision guaranteeing that homeschoolers will continue to receive free driver education.

Special Education Scholarships Changed

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:00
With the enactment of House Bill 712, homeschool students with disabilities are no longer entitled to some benefits created last year when scholarships were initially established to fund services for these students in a nonpublic school setting.

Parent-Instructed Driver’s Education Remains Unapproved

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:00
One homeschool family’s plight illustrates why Washington needs reform to make driver’s education convenient and affordable.

Letter Written to FHSAA for Hardship Waiver

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 22:00
HSLDA helped a homeschool student obtain a waiver to play sports as a high school senior after missing a year due to illness.

Religious Freedom Act Key to Hobby Lobby Ruling

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 22:00
A religious freedom law championed in part by HSLDA helped influence Monday’s Supreme Court ruling affirming religious protection for family businesses. But more work is needed to defend fully this fundamental right.

Island Homeschoolers Face Transportation Discrimination

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 22:00
Confusion over state policy is preventing an HSLDA member family from receiving discount ferry boat tickets for education-related trips. We are working to resolve the situation.

Portfolio Review Requested in Hernando County

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 22:00
HSLDA helped a new homeschool family after public school officials requested a second portfolio review for the same school year.

Parental Rights Amendment Returns to U.S. Senate

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 22:00
The Parental Rights Amendment has been introduced once again in the U.S. Senate. HSLDA urges members to contact their senators in support of this vital legislation.

Supreme Court Rules on School Attendance Law

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 22:00
A decision in a truancy case involving the parent of a kindergartner should help HSLDA protect Pennsylvania homeschoolers with children under the age of 8.

Legislative Session Includes Changes to School Age Law

Sun, 06/22/2014 - 22:00
HSLDA tracked a number of bills in the New York Legislature this year, including several which change the age of compulsory school attendance.

Parental Rights Bill Passes

Sun, 06/22/2014 - 22:00
The efforts of homeschoolers and other grassroots activists paid off when Oklahoma’s governor signed into law strong protection for parental rights.

Baltimore Daytime Curfew Threatens Freedom

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 22:00
The city of Baltimore has expanded its daytime curfew. This could lead to increased risk of violation of the rights of homeschoolers.

Thanks to You, Ninth State Rejects Common Core

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 22:00
Resistance to the Common Core is gaining momentum, as Louisiana became the ninth state to reject the centralized, top-down education standards.

Bad News: UN Disabilities Treaty has Returned—Stronger than Ever

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 22:00
A Supreme Court decision has inspired proponents of the UN disabilities treaty to try again to push it through the U.S. Senate for ratification.

Update on Proposed Constitutional Amendment that Threatens Free Speech

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 22:00
Advocates for liberty strongly denounced in a Senate hearing a proposed amendment that would restrict the ability of citizens to engage in political speech. But the issue is sure to come up again.

Your Phone Calls Did It! Oklahoma Governor Signs Bill Ending Common Core!

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 22:00
Concerned parents responding to HSLDA’s national email alert helped persuade Oklahoma’s governor to reject the Common Core standards in her state.

Legislature Reverses Favorable Law Change

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 22:00
In a reversal of a previous improvement to the compulsory attendance law, the Mississippi Legislature has reinstated the September 1 deadline for a 6-year-old child to begin school.

Victory against IRS Proposed Regulations on 501(c)(4) Organizations—For Now

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 22:00
In a major victory for free speech, the IRS scrapped proposed restrictions on how organizations such as HSLDA could talk about politics.