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Child Labor and Work Permit Laws in Virginia

Here’s what you should know about Virginia’s child labor laws and work permit requirements.
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Virginia Legal Analysis

A detailed analysis of Virginia’s homeschool law
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Introducing new series: HSLDA’s Response to Harvard Professor Bartholet

Bartholet's Harvard Magazine article recites the opinion that homeschooling is not only a health and safety risk for children but also a threat to society—and that homeschooled kids could become enemies of the state. HSLDA responds.
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HSLDA to Harvard Prof: Homeschooling is a Fundamental Right

HSLDA has never said that parents have an absolute right to control children. We believe children are a gift from God to parents, and parents are entrusted with the duty to love, protect, nurture, direct, provide for, and educate their children.
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Timing is Everything

With public schools in disarray due to COVID-19, homeschooling provides millions of families with real choices to address the education of their children. Which makes professor Elizabeth Bartholet’s call for banning homeschooling terribly ill-timed.
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Virgin Islands: Will the Real Home Instruction Regulations Please Stand Up?

HSLDA urges families to disregard the spurious 2016 measure and instead comply with the lawful 1998 regulations.
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When a knock at the door becomes a nightmare: Holly Curry’s story

For most moms, a knock at the door while homeschooling is merely an annoyance—but for Holly Curry and family, that knock became a nightmare situation . . . Her six children may never feel truly safe in their home.
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Homeschooling Helps 9-year-old with Special Needs Thrive

Unyielding school administrators wouldn’t accommodate the therapy schedule of this 9-year-old with special needs.
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Virgin Islands Legal Analysis

A detailed analysis of the Virgin Islands’ homeschool law
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How to Withdraw Your Child from School in the Virgin Islands

How to withdraw your child from their current school in the Virgin Islands and start homeschooling them.
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Public School Access for Homeschoolers in the Virgin Islands

Here’s what Virgin Islands law says about homeschool students’ access to public school classes or services.
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The Importance of Recordkeeping in the Virgin Islands

Here are the records you need to keep for your homeschool in the Virgin Islands.
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Compulsory School Age in the Virgin Islands

Here’s when you need to start following the Virgin Islands’ compulsory school law for each of your children.
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How to Comply with the Virgin Islands’ Homeschool Law

Are you considering homeschooling your child? You can do it! As you get started, it’s important to make sure you comply with the education laws where you live. This page helps you understand how to homeschool legally in the Virgin Islands.
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How to Withdraw Your Child from School in Virginia

How to withdraw your child from their current school and start homeschooling them.
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Public School Access for Homeschoolers in Georgia

Here’s what Georgia law says about homeschool students’ access to public school classes or services.
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Judge: Constitution Protects Children from Strip Searches

A federal judge has ruled that Josiah and Holly Curry will get their day in court. Reacting to the investigator’s testimony that “she should ‘automatically’ strip-search any child who was four or under,” the judge made it clear he disagreed.
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Statewide Child Welfare Check Sparks Outcry

When the Tennessee Department of Education released a toolkit equipping local officials to check up on all the state’s children age 0–18, many parents strenuously objected. The state is rethinking its approach.
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HSLDA, ACLU Team Up to Protect Fourth Amendment Rights

With the support of our members, donors, allies, friends—and sometimes the ACLU—HSLDA tends the garden of freedom.
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Pennsylvania Case: HSLDA, ACLU Team Up to Protect 4th Amendment Rights—Victory!

A case before the PA Supreme Court threatened to reverse a homeschool-friendly ruling from 2005. To protect that precedent, we partnered with the ACLU—and we’re happy with the results!
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