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HSLDA and DeVos Talk Homeschool Freedom
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos assured HSLDA that federal officials have no plans to interfere with homeschooling families.

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District Cuts Teen’s High School Program Short


Is Your Home Your Castle—or Not?


Law? What Law? SSA Official Thinks You’re Not Homeschooled


Hostile Legislator Suggests Common Core for Homeschoolers


Mom Seeks Safer Environment for Son, Ends Up in Court


From West Point to Points West: Alaska’s First Homeschooled State Rep.


Trump Reins in Federal Role in Education, Common Core


Ohio Still Blames Mom for Official’s Mistake

 This Week On
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The #1 Qualification for Homeschooling Your Children: An Interview with Tanya Smith-Johnson
Do you want to homeschool your kids, but aren’t sure if you’re equipped to teach them yourself? Hear our guest Tanya Smith-Johnson reveal the #1 qualification for teaching your children.
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May 22: WCAX-TV, Burlington, Vermont
To Homeschool or not to Homeschool?


May 22: Wellington Times, Wellington, Australia
There’s Been a Really Big Increase in Homeschooling in Canberra


May 20: Bradenton Herald, Bradenton, Florida
Homeschool Grads Challenged to Pursue Wisdom


May 19: American-Statesman, Austin, Texas
Despite Homeschool Families’ Hopes, Tebow Bill Might Fall Incomplete


May 16: KHGI-TV, Lowell, Nebraska
Education in Nebraska, Part one: Homeschool


May 16: The Chronicle, Centralia, Washington
Homeschool Students to Present Little Women

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Good neighbors: Homeschool graduates in public service

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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.

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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.

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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.

   Pennsylvania 


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

   Wisconsin 


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 2017 


26, 2017 : Roswell, GA
Georgia Catholic Homeschool Conference


31- June 2, 2017 : Logan, UT
LDSHE West Conference

 June 2017 


1 - 3, 2017 : Coralville, IA
The 25th Anniversary Homeschool Iowa Conference


1 - 3, 2017 : Naperville, IL
2017 ICHE Annual State Convention


1 - 3, 2017 : Nampa, ID
Idaho's 19th Annual Homeschool Convention