Give Them the Freedom to Learn & Grow

We believe every child is unique, that children should learn in ways that meet their needs, and that you want the best for your child. Homeschooling gives you the freedom to personalize their education so they can realize their potential.

HSLDA passionately advocates for the freedom to homeschool and offers support for every stage of your homeschool journey.

HSLDA Files Emergency Appeal to Defend Texas Family

A Texas court order forces a homeschool family to have their home searched against their will. We're fighting back.

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Get Started on Your Homeschool Journey

What is Homeschooling?

Explore what this exciting alternative looks like, how it works, and whether it might be a good fit for your family.

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Homeschool Laws By State

Learn all about withdrawing from public school, state requirements, testing, mandatory subjects, deadlines, and more.

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Starting Strong

Just beginning? Find out about learning readiness, learning preferences, choosing curriculum, and planning your year.

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Special Needs

Does your child learn differently? From diagnosis to IEPs to accommodations and assistive technology, find their best path.

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High School & Beyond

Discover your teen's interests, develop a custom high school plan, and equip them to become a caring, responsible adult.

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What we do

With over 100,000 member families, Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) is the nation’s largest, most trusted homeschool advocacy organization. We’re here to advance and protect your freedom to homeschool.

Legal Protection

We protect your right to homeschool in court, advocate for homeschool freedom in state legislatures, and work to advance homeschooling in the public arena.

Educational Support

Our highly trained consultants offer personalized guidance and answers for every stage of homeschooling—including getting started, learning disabilities, and high school.

Strength in Community

Through the combined efforts of our community we make it possible for all families to experience the joys of homeschool freedom.