Homeschooling News

 Top Stories

Homeschoolers Threatened with Random Audits
A county school board plans to unfairly scrutinize homeschoolers this summer, even though there’s no evidence of any wrongdoing.

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University Treats Homeschoolers Worse than Dropouts

Take Government Money—or Else!

Clearing up Confusion over New Homeschool Law

Discrimination Almost Sinks Graduate’s Navy Internship

Why Viborg-Hurley Homeschoolers Can Sleep Soundly Tonight

“You Can’t Homeschool,” District Says

HSLDA to Court: Let Grandma Teach!

Official Tries to Discourage Homeschooling

 This Week On
Home School Heartbeat
Making the Most of Your Summer Break: An Interview with Rachelle Reitz
Are you looking for fun summer break activities for your homeschool? This week on Homeschool Heartbeat, HSLDA blogger Rachelle Reitz shares practical ideas for making the most of your summer break.
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 In The News

May 22:
Biased Navy Program Nearly Torpedoes Grad’s Dream

May 16: The Global Dispatch
Former NFL MVP Turned Homeschool Dad, Shaun Alexander, to Speak at Virginia Event

May 3: World Net Daily
About-face: Ohio Will Allow Review of Homeschooler's Job App

April 30:
Districts Using Homeschool to Punish Students

April 25: Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Virginia
Homeschooled Siblings are Three-fourths of UMW String Quartet

April 24:
Fight Rages for Falsely Accused Homeschool Mom

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Parents to school board: Follow the law!


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Home Schooling Expands Around the Globe
Families in nations around the world look at our home schooling freedoms in awe. Many are willing to sacrifice and pay any price for similar opportunities.

 Top Cases


Judge Rules Social Worker Fear Tactics Unconstitutional
A federal court in Arizona has ruled that an unsupported threat to place children in custody, made to coerce cooperation with a social services investigation, violates the constitutional guarantee of family privacy and integrity.


Eighth Circuit Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Homeschoolers
A federal appeals court ruled unanimously in favor of HSLDA members Ron and Joann Fitzgerald on Wednesday and held that school districts may not force homeschooled children to submit to special—needs evaluations against their parents' wishes.


Combs, et al, v. Homer—Center School District, et al
Families claim religious exemption from home education law


In the Appeal of George R. Theiss
HSLDA successful in getting veteran’s benefits reinstated.

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Here are a few upcoming events from our HSLDA event calendar. Click on the month for more details.

 May 2016 

27, 2016 : Atlanta, GA
Georgia Catholic Homeschool Conference

 June 2016 

2-4, 2016 : Naperville, IL
ICHE Convention

2-4, 2016 : Winston-Salem, NC
NCHE Thrive! Conference

3-4, 2016 : Nampa, ID
Idaho's Annual Homeschool Convention

3-4, 2016 : Rochester, NY
LEAH Upstate Homeschool Family Jubilee