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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.

  • End of a Case, but HSLDA’s Mission Continues

    - Mon, 5 Oct 2015

    The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to hear the case of a family whose Fourth Amendments rights were violated a decade ago when social workers threatened to take their children.

  • School District Wrongly Denies Archery Participation

    - Mon, 5 Oct 2015

    HSLDA helped a member family whose son had been denied participation in a public school archery program.

  • More Regulation Not Needed

    - Mon, 5 Oct 2015

    When a prominent daily newspaper recommended stricter regulation of homeschooling, HSLDA’s attorney for South Dakota replied. His letter showed that the proposed restrictions would be unfair and ineffective.

  • HSLDA Defeats Federal Student Tracking

    - Mon, 5 Oct 2015

    The federal government recently tried to track the students of every military family to learn whether they are private-schooled, public-schooled, or homeschooled. HSLDA formed a coalition to thwart this plan.

  • Issues Keep Changing, but HSLD’s Defense Stays Solid

    - Mon, 5 Oct 2015

    HSLDA recently protected a homeschooled student’s child support when the state tried to cut it off prematurely.

  • 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.

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