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Homeschooled Soccer Player Aims at Going Pro

Kristin Boos went from top scorer on a homeschool club team to playing at the highest collegiate level. In two years she hopes to earn a spot on a professional team overseas.

HSLDA Helps Grad Reach New Heights as Crane Operator

This state refused to recognize this homeschool graduate’s high school diploma and demanded he take the GED in order to enter a crane operator apprenticeship.

Siblings Inspired Her. Dad Coached Her. Now She's a Top College Golf Prospect.

This teen earned a top-20 national ranking among graduating golfers and was named state player of the year—again.

Michigan Legislators Say No Reason to Change Homeschool Law

Despite recent media reports calling for increased regulation of homeschooling, top-ranking Michigan legislators say the law is working just fine.

Gov. Whitmer Vetoes Homeschool Student Work Permit Bill

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer rejected a bill that would have empowered homeschool parents to issue student work permits—and simplify the process.

Homeschooling Ban in Michigan Was Accidental

A broadly worded order from the Michigan governor shutting down “in-person instruction” could have been interpreted as a ban on homeschooling as well. Her office quickly clarified.

Employer’s Objection to Homeschool Diploma Resolved in 7 Minutes

An online form for an employer in Pennsylvania wouldn’t let a Michigan homeschool grad enter her education credentials. Finding herself at an impasse, she remembered her parents had been longtime members of HSLDA. So she dialed us.

Congressmen Break Deadlock in Social Security Battle

Many of us enjoy stable circumstances: two-parent households, steady employment, and the food, shelter, and basic necessities we need. But high school students in two states were being denied Social Security benefits because they were homeschooled.

Homeschool Freedom Draws Families; Officials Call for Restrictions

The freedom and effectiveness of homeschooling has made it a haven for families during the COVID-19 pandemic. But not everyone sees that reality.

Sixth-Circuit Case: Flag on the Play—Instant Replay

In April 2020, a three-judge panel ruled that students in Detroit had a federal constitutional right to a basic minimum public education. Now, the full court is rehearing the case from scratch.