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9th Circuit: Newsom Violates Parents’ Rights

A federal appeals court ruled California’s governor has no right to shut down in-person classes for private schools. This is big news for homeschoolers, too.
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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?
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CalWORKS Does Work for Homeschooling Families

What’s a family to do when the county tells them their 18-year-old high school student no longer qualifies for benefits? Call HSLDA to sort it out!
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Escape Charter School Bottleneck—Homeschooling Has No Waiting List!

Thanks to a limited state budget, California families hoping to enroll in at-home charter school programs are now on waiting lists. Many are turning to HSLDA for help transitioning to homeschooling.
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Misinformation Run Amok In San Diego

These misrepresentations are happening because many families are transferring their children from public school to homeschooling.
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School to Mom: Your Child’s Special Needs Have to Wait

When a mom completed the legal steps to begin homeschooling her student with special needs, school officials said she had to wait for approval. Except they can’t do that.
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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.
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COVID-19: Fake News Prompts Parents to Fear Their Kids Will Be Taken

Inaccurate documents being shared online claim that officials in Oregon and California plan to take custody of children if their parents get COVID-19. This information is wrong.
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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.
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A Look back at the Great California Homeschool Case of 2008

Professor Bartholet seems to feel that our effective advocacy has been underhanded in some way, referring to the "notorious Jonathan L. case in California." What exactly happened during that fateful case in 2008?
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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.
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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.
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Who Ya Gonna Call?

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