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Homeschooling News

 Top Stories

HSLDA to Official: It’s Not a Threat, It’s the Law
An Ohio public school superintendent thought we were a little harsh when we asked her to follow the law.

More Top Stories

Homeschool Database: Unsafe, Unlawful, and Not Really Mandatory

What’s Wrong with the Department of Education Forms?

School Official Targets Special Needs Homeschool

School Board Resumes Battle Against Faith-Based Homeschooling

Fair Deal for Homeschool Grads Seeking Real Estate Careers

Push to Expand 529 Accounts Moves to Senate

Why the Virginia Supreme Court Needs to Protect Homeschoolers

Parents Hopeful: No More Arrests for “Good Faith” Homeschooling

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 In The News

June 25: Daily Herald, Provo, Utah
Utah County’s Homeschooling Participation has Skyrocketed

June 24: Telegram & Gazette, Worcester, Massachusetts
Homeschool Parent Suing Worcester Gets Day in Court

June 19: Peninsula Daily News, Port Angeles, Washington
Underwater Robotics Team Headed for International Contest

June 17:
Kenya: Parents Petition Court to Okay Homeschooling

June 14: The Chanute Tribune, Chanute, Kansas
Arrows of Liberty to Host Homeschool Parent-Player Meeting

June 12:
10 Advantages Of Homeschooling That You Really Can't Argue With

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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.

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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