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Senators Seek to Free Cuban Homeschool Parents
June 12, 2019: Members of Congress denounced Cuba’s oppressive policies as two more homeschool parents were sent to jail.

U.S. Commission Condemns Cuban Aggression Toward Homeschooling Parents
April 26, 2019: HSLDA commends the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom for condemning Cuba’s treatment of homeschooling families in Guantanamo.

Cuba Crushes Homeschooling: Jails Pastor And Wife for Years, Others Recant
April 23, 2019: The Cuban pastor who encouraged others to follow his example and homeschool their children has been jailed. This could mean the end of homeschooling in the communist country.

Arrested, Trapped—Police Crack Down on Homeschool “Rebels”
April 16, 2019: HSLDA is asking President Donald J. Trump to help persecuted homeschooling families in Cuba, including several parents who have been arrested.

Cuba Still Sees Homeschooling as a Threat
January 25, 2019: Families who choose to homeschool in Cuba risk harassment and criminal charges.

Warm Greetings from a Persecuted Church in Guantanamo, Cuba
October 15, 2017: A homeschool advocate from Sweden visits the Rigal family and their church in Cuba and finds striking similarities (Swedish language).


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Compulsory attendance: 6-11

Legal Status: Homeschooling is Not Legal

The Constitution of Cuba says the following about education “The State guides, fosters, and promotes education, culture and sciences in all their manifestations‚Ķeducation is a function of the State, and free of charge‚ĶThe law specifies the formation and structure of the national system of education, as well as the scope of compulsory schooling, and defines the basic general training that every citizen must acquire, as a minimum.” (chapter V, article 39, http://www.constitutionnet.org/files/Cuba%20Constitution.pdf)