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Massachusetts Groups Move to Put Common Core on the Ballot
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.

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Bogus Neglect Charge Overturned on Appeal


MTA Elects Anti-Common Core President as Opposition Increases


Stop Common Core in Massachusetts? Yes We Can!


Family Fights for Sick Homeschooled Child


Homeschooling Too Effective?


Do Superintendents Get Lonely?


Homeschoolers Pack School Committee Meeting


District Makes Positive Change After Contact from HSLDA


Homeschooling for Sick Children—HSLDA Defends It


The Child Sweeps in Like a Storm!


‘One Bruise Too Many’ Says Pediatrician


Educating the Educators


Special Education Students Assisted


New Personnel, New Problems


Making Progress with DSS

 HSLDA Alerts & Information (MA)
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1/11/2016Take Action to Defend Parental Rights!
8/31/2015Action Requested: Collect Signatures to End Common Core In Massachusetts!
6/24/2015Committee Hearing Today!
6/10/2015Committee Hearing This Week!
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INACTIVE Hamilton-Wenham Proposed Home School Policy
4/8/2015

WATCH House Bill 92: Best Interests of Child Standard
3/31/2015

WATCH House Bill 115: Unsubstantiated Child Abuse/Neglect Reports
3/27/2015

WATCH House Bill 132: Expanded Mandatory Reporters
3/31/2015

WATCH House Bill 305: Mandatory Minimum Kindergarten Age at 5
3/27/2015

WATCH House Bill 311: Parental Opt-Out of PARCC Testing
12/14/2015

WATCH House Bill 324 and 313: Raising Compulsory Attendance to 18
3/27/2015

WATCH House Bill 341: Universal Pre-Kindergarten
3/27/2015

WATCH House Bill 342: City of Lawrence Compulsory Attendance Age
3/27/2015

WATCH House Bill 370: Opt Out of Common Core
3/27/2015

WATCH House Bill 427: Library Access for Homeschooled Children
3/27/2015

WATCH House Bill 451: Prohibiting PARCC Testing
12/4/2015

WATCH House Bill 489: Voluntary Universal Pre-Kindergarten
3/27/2015

WATCH House Bill 492: Nullifies Common Core Standards
3/27/2015

WATCH House Bill 1239: Volunteer Guardian Ad Litem
3/27/2015

WATCH House Bill 1370: Parental Rights Despite Disability
3/27/2015

WATCH House Bill 1439: Expanding Mandatory Reporters
3/31/2015

WATCH House Bill 1469: Justina’s Law—Parental Rights in Medical Decisions
3/31/2015

WATCH House Bill 1528: Task Force to Study Grandparent Visitation Rights
3/27/2015

WATCH House Bill 3104: Driver Education
3/27/2015

WATCH House Bill 3395: Testing Opt-Out
11/13/2015

WATCH House Bill 3402: Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program
11/13/2015

WATCH House Bill 3842: Grandparent Visitation Rights
1/7/2016

WATCH Senate Bill 251: Raise Compulsory School Attendance Age to 18
6/10/2015

WATCH Senate Bill 253: Universal Preschool and Kindergarten Access
6/10/2015

WATCH Senate Bill 268: Voluntary Universal Pre-Kindergarten and Lowered Compulsory Attendance Age
6/10/2015

WATCH Senate Bill 316: Sexual Abuse Prevention Education
6/10/2015

WATCH Senate Bill 317: Personal Exemption Added to Immunization Law
6/10/2015

WATCH Senate Bill 687: Homeschooled Students Eligible for Scholarship
6/10/2015

OPEN The Massachusetts Legislature is in Session
1/7/2015

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