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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.

  • HSLDA Defeats Demand for Involuntary Educational Evaluations

    - Thu, 30 Mar 3015

    A New Jersey family will not have to surrender their children to educational evaluations conducted by the public schools, thanks to the timely intervention of HSLDA.

  • School Officials Demand to Review Curriculum Content

    - Tue, 29 Sep 2015

    More than a dozen homeschooling families involved in a local Classical Conversations group received unsettling letters from local school officials. The letters asked each parent to provide additional documentation so the content of their history and geography curriculum could be verified. Only those families using the same Foundations curriculum received these letters.

  • Yikes! Is that Online?

    - Tue, 29 Sep 2015

    A new law in Virginia strengthened privacy protection for homeschoolers—which made it more shocking to one HSLDA member family when they found their religious exemption paperwork had been posted online.

  • Public School Wants Homeschool Transcripts

    - Mon, 28 Sep 2015

    HSLDA helped a member family when local public school officials asked them to provide transcripts for all of their children. We proved that Pennsylvania law makes no such requirement.

  • Officer Gives Family Intrusive Questionnaire

    - Tue, 22 Sep 2015

    HSLDA intervened when a truant officer asked a new homeschool family to fill out an intrusive questionnaire.

  • Homeschool Graduate Denied Admission to Tech School

    - Tue, 22 Sep 2015

    When a technical college refused to admit a homeschool graduate, HSLDA proved that the student’s records were valid under state law—and got the college to reverse its decision.

  • Big Bad Wolf goes to Supreme Court

    - Tue, 22 Sep 2015

    The Fourth Amendment spells it out, but some officials still don’t get it: Government workers may not threaten to take custody of children in order to enter private homes without a warrant. Will the United States Supreme Court agree to hear our case?

  • Massachusetts Groups Move to Put Common Core on the Ballot

    - Tue, 15 Sep 2015

    Activists need 60,000 signatures to certify a ballot initiative that could repeal the Common Core in Massachusetts. This grassroots effort joins the fight against these centralized education standards in many other states.

  • Eligibility for Sports Marginally Improved

    - Mon, 14 Sep 2015

    The organization that determines whether homeschool students are eligible to participate in public and private school sports has amended its bylaws to slightly improve the requirements.

  • “Your Child Has Been Referred For Truancy”

    - Fri, 11 Sep 2015

    Three months after withdrawing their daughter from public school, a family received a letter that threatened them with truancy charges. HSLDA showed why the accusation was groundless and set the record straight.

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