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Federal Job Corps Rejects Homeschool Grad’s Diploma

An official at a government jobs program didn’t want to enroll a qualified graduate for college-level instruction because he believed his diploma was illegal. But his mom, a second-generation homeschooler, knew to call HSLDA.

A Tale of Two Trends: Online Charter Schools Flounder, Homeschools Flourish

After a scandal involving misuse of funds, the California Legislature introduced a measure to reform online charter schools. Meanwhile, homeschooling in the state hit an all-time high. Are the trends linked?

On the Double: HSLDA Helps Veteran Overcome Discrimination in Two Hours

Even after years of military service, this homeschool graduate found his high school credentials being questioned by a university admissions staffer. He reached out to HSLDA for help.

Misinformation Run Amok In San Diego

These misrepresentations are happening because many families are transferring their children from public school to homeschooling.

San Diego Update: Public School Apologizes for Homeschooling Mistake

Officials at a San Diego public school have retracted an inaccurate requirement for parents who wish to withdraw their children to start homeschooling.

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.

Who Ya Gonna Call?

“When CPS showed up at the door … we knew right away to call HSLDA.”

How Does HSLDA View Compulsory Attendance?

Join Mike Smith and Dan Beasley as they discuss legislative attempts to lower compulsary attendance ages—and why HSLDA opposes them.

Getting Started: Homeschooling Mid-Year

Hear HSLDA Attorney Peter Kamakawiwoole, Special Needs Consultant Kristy Horner, as they discuss homeschooling and ways to get started mid-year.