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HSLDA Helps Texas Family Win Standoff over Prize-winning Steer

A Texas teen switched back to homeschooling in order to pursue his passions on his family’s 900-acre ranch. But officials’ misunderstanding of his decision nearly cost him a chance to enter his prize-winning steer in the local livestock show.

‘I Felt Betrayed’: Employer Demands Grad Resign Or Be Fired

This Texas homeschool graduate was looking forward to making a career out of his new job as a correctional officer. Then state auditors said he wasn’t qualified. But had they even looked at the law?

DFPS Dismisses Case Against Texas Family


Homeschool Teens Thrive in STEM Program

Who says STEM is just for public school students? Meet three teens who are pursuing their passions thanks to a Houston nonprofit.

Jóvenes educados en casa sobresalen en programa STEM

¿Quién dice que STEM es sólo para alumnos de escuelas públicas? Conozca a tres jóvenes que están persiguiendo sus sueños gracias a una organización benéfica de Houston.

Judges: Law Protects Kids’ Napping Freedom

A Texas court protected HSLDA members from CPS investigators’ fishing expedition, saying the department’s “responsibility to protect children from abusive parents does not authorize the state to oversee the internal affairs of every family.”

“No Seats for Homeschoolers” at Local PSATs?

Citing COVID-19 concerns, a growing number of public school districts are refusing to allow outside students—including homeschoolers—to take exams such as the PSAT. HSLDA is advocating for equal access.

Homeschool Surge Brings Rise in Disconnected Restrictions

The current wave of new homeschoolers is also prompting a rise in misinformation from state and school officials about how to get started. We can help provide clarity.