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West Virginia Driver Eligibility Statement

If you are a West Virginia resident, you may use this form to affirm that your child is eligible to receive a driver's license or permit.
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Common Core Just Mostly Dead

The Common Core, an attempt to impose national standards on America’s classrooms, has mostly faded. But some states have simply modified the curriculum or kept it under another name.
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Child Labor and Work Permit Laws in California

Here’s what you should know about California’s child labor laws and work permit requirements.
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Does “School Year” Apply to Home Instruction?

A recent statement from state education officials includes bad information about school calendars and student assessment. We’re setting the record straight.
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Homeschool End-of-Year Assessments Eliminated This Year!

Assistant Commissioner Christina Coughlin stated that as long as a student was on pace with their IHIP as of March 15, then he or she would be considered to have achieved "the learning outcomes."
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Poll: School Choice a Winning Issue

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Military Homeschooling Overseas

A brief guidance on the homeschooling status of military overseas
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“The State Requires Your Special Needs Child to be Tested”

If you’re the parent of a child with special needs who switches to homeschooling, one thing to remember is that officials can’t force you to keep getting services through the public schools.
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Controlling Homeschoolers: New Regulations Impose State Testing

News from around the world shows that as homeschooling grows it attracts the attention of government authorities--attention that is not always positive
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COVID-19 Relief Act: What’s In It For Homeschoolers?

As part of a massive relief bill passed in March, Congress appropriated billions of dollars to help with education. Homeschoolers qualify for some of this aid, but there may be strings attached.
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Social Security vs. Homeschoolers: The Battle Intensifies

The number of families requesting help in having Social Security benefits restored for students has tripled in the last five years.
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Tutors? Co-ops? Private Schools? Better Check Your State Laws.

It's best to research before outsourcing your homeschooling.
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State Officials Issue More Demands That Don’t Square with Homeschool Law

Homeschooling is a declaration of independence from public school authorities. You must also be independent in keeping your own records.
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Family of State-napped Swedish Child Savors Small Victory

December 20 2011: Gotland district court rules against Swedish officials 
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Parents of Boy Seized by State Hopeful after Favorable Court Ruling

June 14, 2012: Swedish court rules that parental rights will not be terminated 
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Why You Shouldn’t Use Maine's Homeschool Forms

For all or most families, the best path is to continue sending in their paperwork as they always have, and avoid the department’s forms.
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Report Urges Civics Test for all Students—Even Homeschoolers

A congressional report suggests that all US students should be required to pass a civics exam in order to graduate. We value civics, but not a top-down approach.
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Macron: Don’t Agree with Me? No Homeschool for You!

President Macron officially presented national legislation to require homeschool parents to sign a statement. It would also implement a new approval process empowering local officials to deny the right to homeschool.
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“Unaccredited” Graduate Can Still Be a Credit to Her Country

With a little assistance from a friend at the Pentagon, we helped a homeschool graduate overcome discrimination and enlist in the United States Air Force.
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Attorney General Agrees with HSLDA On Right to Take Public School Classes

Unlike many other states, South Dakota permits homeschool students to enroll part-time in public school classes.
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