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  • A Line in the Sand

    - Wed, 27 Aug 2014

    HSLDA Chairman Michael Farris speaks out against ideologies in the homeschooling community that have resulted in harm to families.

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

    - Tue, 10 Jun 2014

    Concerned parents responding to HSLDA’s national email alert helped persuade Oklahoma’s governor to reject the Common Core standards in her state.

  • Anti-Privacy Law Enacted

    - Fri, 21 Nov 2014

    As of December 31, 2014, Pennsylvania will have a new law that eliminates the confidentiality of children’s medical records in certain cases.

  • “Homeschoolers Don’t Work as Hard”

    - Tue, 18 Nov 2014

    A homeschool mom was complying with the law but was disturbed when a state employee made a negative comment about homeschooling. We know that many people are still unfamiliar with the great track record of home educated students, but this worker’s comment was over the top.

  • 17-Year-Old-Graduate Exempt from Attendance Laws

    - Mon, 17 Nov 2014

    When the local school district said a 17-year-old had to keep following the homeschool laws even though he had graduated, HSLDA stepped in. We showed that the teen was exempt from compulsory attendance because of his diploma.

  • Social Worker Wants to Assess Mom’s Teaching

    - Fri, 14 Nov 2014

    HSLDA helped a homeschool family accused of educational neglect avoid a social worker home visit. Soon after we intervened the case was closed favorably.

  • Diploma Questioned for Second-Generation Homeschooling

    - Fri, 14 Nov 2014

    A mom—and homeschool graduate—faced opposition from the local public school district when she filed a notice to begin homeschooling her own children. HSLDA intervened by showing that the mom’s diploma is valid under state law.

  • State Department Accepts Homeschool Diploma after HSLDA Intervenes

    - Fri, 14 Nov 2014

    HSLDA helped persuade Missouri’s Department of Mental Health to change a hiring policy that discriminated against homeschool graduates.

  • Author of Bad Homeschool Bill Loses Senate Seat

    - Thu, 13 Nov 2014

    Homeschoolers can rest easier now that a candidate more supportive of their rights has been elected in Senate District 2.

  • HSLDA Puts Police on the Street

    - Mon, 10 Nov 2014

    HSLDA helped a homeschool graduate overcome discrimination and fulfill his dream of becoming a police officer.

  • Superintendent Wants Quarterly Meetings

    - Mon, 10 Nov 2014

    When a public school superintendent sent a letter to homeschoolers requesting quarterly meetings, HSLDA responded by explaining why the request was not supported by state law.

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