- Wed, 27 Aug 2014
HSLDA Chairman Michael Farris speaks out against ideologies in the homeschooling community that have resulted in harm to families.
- 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.
- Sat, 16 Jan 2016
HSLDA explained to a local public school official that a mother was perfectly within her rights to begin homeschooling her 17-year-old daughter.
- Fri, 30 Jan 2015
Hundreds of students, teachers and parents joined federal lawmakers on Capitol Hill this week to promote school choice.
- Thu, 29 Jan 2015
HSLDA opposes a well-meaning bill that would require homeschool students to pass a civics test in order to graduate. We feel the bill intrudes on the rights of parents.
- Mon, 26 Jan 2015
New Hampshire is considering imposing a federally developed citizenship test on homeschoolers and private school students as a condition of graduation. HSLDA opposes this proposal.
- Mon, 26 Jan 2015
A graduate of a church school’s home instruction program asked HSLDA to intervene when she was denied admission to a cosmetology program in Huntsville.
- Tue, 20 Jan 2015
A new Senate bill would stop federal contracts from being used as an incentive to promote national tests, curricula and the Common Core.
- Fri, 16 Jan 2015
The Goochland County School Board voted last week to repeal its policy which said that when parents choose to homeschool under Virginia’s religious exemption option, 14-year-old students (and up) can be required to attend a board hearing and answer questions about their faith.
- Mon, 12 Jan 2015
A problem common in Pennsylvania took a new twist when a public school district told homeschooling parents to revise their student’s learning objectives based on state core standards. We told the family these standards did not apply.
- Sun, 11 Jan 2015
- Mon, 5 Jan 2015
HSLDA successfully challenged a policy of the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology that unfairly discriminated against homeschool graduates.