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Officials Tell Homeschooled Twins They Can’t Join Cross Country Team

These sisters started homeschooling through a hybrid program in 2020. Two years later, they applied under their state’s law to participate in the local public school’s extra-curricular activities. But officials said no.

Thousands Urge South African Parliament to Protect Homeschooling

The South African National Assembly recently received thousands of letters opposing a sweeping bill that would severely restrict homeschooling. Lawmakers are now considering whether to have experts testify—including an HSLDA attorney.

Homeschooling Helps Hispanic Families Bridge Languages and Cultures

An increasing number of Hispanic families are embracing homeschooling as a way to honor their culture and help their kids learn in more than one language.

Rethinking Learning: Harvard Conference to Explore Innovative Schooling Options

The same Harvard department that held a conference exploring homeschooling this past May is hosting another free event, this one looking at an even wider range of educational choices.

Homeschool Grad Creating Tiny Lasers to Improve the Internet

Having already earned a few Stanford college credits at age 17, Ted Morin asked his parents if he could graduate early. He spent two years teaching on a small Pacific island before taking up high-tech studies.

Through Multiple Deployments, Homeschooling Keeps Military Kids Anchored

Military families move three times as much as their civilian counterparts, which can make it hard for kids to stay focused. HSLDA education consultant Natalie Mack, wife of a retired Navy chaplain, explains how homeschooling helped her kids.

Parents Stand up to School Board out of Conviction

This military family values the importance of following regulations. But when a homeschool learning mandate misconstrued the law, they pushed back.

They Grew Up Under Communism, Now You Help Their Kids Homeschool in Freedom

With her background, Yelena never could have imagined being where she is today, and she is thrilled by the grant she received. “I am able to give my children a Christian education. How blessed we are!”

A Seat at the Table: Harvard Includes HSLDA, Homeschool Parents in Conference

An upcoming conference at Harvard University offers an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in homeschooling to explore its astounding growth—and gain insight into ways for shaping its future. Registration is free to the public.

Grandparents Help Busy Family Make Homeschooling Work

With both parents engaged in demanding careers, this family needed help when they switched to homeschooling. So they called in a retired teacher and her husband—who also happen to be the children’s grandparents.