Will the Real Home Instruction Regulations Please Stand Up?
Are homeschoolers in the U.S. Virgin Islands required to follow the onerous regulations proposed in 2016—but which never achieved the status of law? We say no. Here’s why.
Department of Education Issues 6 Inaccurate Statements
The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Education recently published a bulletin containing six significant errors concerning homeschooling laws.
Use the One and Only Correct, Lawful Notice of Intent Form
The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Education’s website provides two forms for families to use when filing their notice of intent to homeschool—but they are improper and are not supported by law.
Governor Vetoes New Homeschool Law
Despite this recent setback, a new homeschool organization plans to lobby for positive change.
U.S. Virgin Islands: Activists Propel Homeschool-Friendly Bill
A small, plucky group of islanders persuaded the legislature to pass a bill that would end the Board of Education’s arbitrary regime over homeschooling rules.
U.S. Virgin Islands: Another Step Toward Homeschool Freedom
HSLDA’s Scott Woodruff joined local homeschool leaders to testify on behalf of a good homeschooling bill.
Board of Education: We’re Reviewing Testimony on Homeschool Policy
The Virgin Islands Board of Education released a statement apologizing for canceling a recent meeting regarding changes to the homeschool policy.
HSLDA Wins First Social Security Case in the Virgin Islands
HSLDA helped a family navigate the intricacies of homeschool regulation in the Virgin Islands and ultimately receive Social Security payments they had been denied.