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Homeschooling News

 Top Stories

Loudoun Targets Virginia’s Religious Exemption
Local parents rallied to oppose the school board’s plan to alter the religious exemption for homeschoolers.

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Dispute Over Paperwork ≠ Neglect

Iowa Student Living in Texas Collides with Driver’s License Obstacle

Sheriff Tries to Enforce Old Version of Homeschool Law

Mom Survives Hurricanes, Only to Face a CPS Investigation

They Changed the Rules, Then Blamed the Families

Homeschool Graduate Cleared for Hiring, But Too Late

School Officials Refuse to Let Student Go

Standardized Teaching = Top Test Scores?

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 In The News

December 4: STRAY-FM, Harrogate, United Kingdom
Homeschooling Explosion in North Yorkshire

November 30: The Observer, Charlotte, North Carolina
Secular Homeschooling Grows

November 27: Picayune Item, Picayune, Mississippi
Homeschoolers Take a Trip to the Airport

November 27: Irish Mirror, Dublin, Ireland
More Irish Parents Homeschooling Children

November 23: WDAF-TV Channel 4, Kansas City, Missouri
Team Celebrates National Homeschool Football Championship

November 14: Express-News, San Antonio, Texas
A&M Job is a Deep Snap for Homeschooled Austin Frey

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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.

 Top Issues

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

 May 2018 

3-5, 2018 : Mobile, AL
Teach Them Diligently Alabama

4-5, 2018 : Oklahoma City, OK
Oklahoma Homeschool Convention 2018

9, 2018 : Indianapolis, IN
Holy Family Home Enrichment is excited to announce the 12th Annual Catholic Home-school Conference

11-12, 2018 : Sioux-Falls, SD
2018 Sioux Empire Christian Home Educators conference

17-19, 2018 : Myrtle Beach, SC
Teach Them Diligently South Carolina