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“Truancy Court” Case Was about Helping a Real Family
When a Missouri judge failed to follow the rules, a homeschooling family suffered. That’s why HSLDA took action.

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Judge: Not My Responsibility. HSLDA: Sure Is!


Judge Must Answer to Supreme Court


School’s Privacy Violation Puts Kids at Risk


HSLDA to Missouri Court of Appeals: Stop Illegal “Truancy Court”


Can We Scare You out of Homeschooling by Sending a Social Worker?


Sheriff Reaches Settlement with Family over Tasering


Wage Discrimination Ends When HSLDA Intervenes


Threatened Adoption Subsidy Continues after HSLDA Intervenes


Branson Stops Pressuring Homeschoolers to File Declaration


State Department Accepts Homeschool Diploma after HSLDA Intervenes


Juvenile Officer Requests Meeting


HSLDA to Social Worker: You Don’t Have Jurisdiction


Gasconade Apologizes for Notice Gaffe


Avoid West Plains Withdrawal Form


Court Victory for Homeschool Mom

 HSLDA Alerts & Information (MO)
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4/22/2016“Truancy Court” Case Was about Helping a Real Family
4/18/2016“Truancy Court” Judge Surrenders
4/4/2016Rapid developments in Missouri case
4/1/2016HSLDA to Missouri Court of Appeals: Stop Illegal “Truancy Court”
3/8/2016Calls No Longer Needed on Driver's License-School Grade Bill
3/3/2016Media Hurting the Cause of Child Abuse Reduction
2/18/2016Call Today To Oppose State Intrusion into Homeschools
5/12/2015Call Sen. Dempsey Now for Parental Rights
5/7/2015Call Now to Protect Parental Rights
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ACTION House Bill 2336: Power to Impose Academic Standards on All Children of Driving Age Before They May Drive a Car
2/18/2016

WATCH House Bill 2352: Lowers Minimum Compulsory School Attendance Age in Some Areas of the State from 7 to 5 years old
1/25/2016

WATCH House Bill 2802: Allows Homeschoolers Access to Public School Sports and Activities Through MSHSAA
4/20/2016

WATCH Senate Bill 934: Allows Homeschool Students the Opportunity to Participate in Public School Sports
1/21/2016

OPEN The Missouri Legislature is in Session
1/6/2016

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The Swearengin Case
Missouri Circuit Court Judge R. Craig Carter of Ava has attempted to summon a homeschooling family to appear before a court that doesn’t exist. HSLDA is pursuing legal action in the Missouri Supreme Court.

HSLDA to Missouri Court of Appeals: Stop Illegal “Truancy Court”
On April 1, HSLDA asked the Missouri Court of Appeals to order Circuit Court Judge R. Craig Carter of Ava to stop his attempt to summon a homeschooling family to appear before a court that doesn’t exist.

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.

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