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Compulsory School Age in Mississippi

Here’s when you need to start following Mississippi’s compulsory school law for each of your children.

Conestoga Doubles Affidavit Demand

A member family in Pennsylvania wondered if state law had changed when they received a letter asking for an additional homeschool affidavit. The letter was mistaken.

Veterans Affairs Admitted They Shouldn’t Deny Family’s Benefits. Several Times.

We helped these Army veterans when officials prematurely ended benefits for their two oldest children while they were still in high school. Now we’re helping with their youngest kids who are also being homeschooled.

Has the DNPE Requested to Review Your Records?

The North Carolina Division of Non-Public Education (DNPE) recently sent out a mass email to homeschool parents inviting them to a virtual record review meeting.

HSLDA Helps Cosmetology Board Give Policy a Makeover

Two homeschool graduates were told their diplomas were insufficient by the Kentucky Board of Cosmetology. HSLDA has gotten involved to help make sure their policy is informed and fair to homeschool graduates.

New Jersey: “Homeschooling Must Be Approved”?

When a mom decided to start homeschooling her son, an official at the public school he had attended made several unfounded demands. After our attorney got involved, the official finally stopped.

Mom Tries to Enroll Child in Driver’s Ed, Hits Barrier

A homeschool mom invoked her legal right in order to qualify her son for public school driver’s ed. Officials didn’t even bother to reply.

Chattanooga-area Homeschool Expo coming to East Ridge, July 17-18, 2020

Will you be at the Chattanooga-area Homeschool Expo? Stop by HSLDA’s booth for a conference-only membership discount and a free Visa gift card drawing! We hope you’ll come say hello, grab free resources, and meet our staff.

Edad de asistencia escolar obligatoria en Mississippi

¿Cuándo debe empezar a cumplir con las leyes de asistencia obligatoria en Mississippi con cada uno de sus hijos?

State School Census no Excuse for Demanding Extra Info from Homeschoolers

A district official told a homeschool family they had to provide their child’s birthdate as part of a school census authorized by state law. We think it’s a policy that needs to change.