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Why Does HSLDA Support H.R. 1434? | Ep. 33

We've been getting questions about the Education Freedom Scholarships and Opportunity Act. What is this bill? How does it affect homeschooling?

HSLDA Files Asylum Application for German Homeschool Family

Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) is supporting a first-of-its kind application for political asylum by a German homeschooling family. 

Homeschooling Family Granted Political Asylum

Immigration Judge says Germany violated basic human rights—rules Romeike family can stay in the United States.

U.S. Immigration Opposes Asylum Decision

The United States Government Agency for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has lodged an appeal against the granting of asylum to the Romeike family.

U.S. Government Seeks to Deport German Homeschool Family

The Romeike's asylum was reversed, ordering the Romeike's to be deported. HSLDA is appealing their case to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, scheduled for April 23, 2013.

HSLDA Files Romeike v. Holder with U.S. Supreme Court

Home School Legal Defense Association files petition to the United States Supreme Court to hear the Romeike case after 6th Circuit Court of Appeals denial

DOJ Tells Supreme Court Homeschool Persecution Not A Problem

The United States Supreme Court has scheduled Romeike v. Holder for review conference February 21. The court is expected to rule on whether or not to take the case and issue its decision in its February 24 orders.

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.

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.

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.