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New York City’s Paperwork Delay Put Homeschoolers at Risk

The recent rise in homeschooling threatened to overwhelm the New York City office tasked with processing these families’ withdrawal and homeschooling notices. These delays have led to officials investigating these law-abiding parents.
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Child Labor and Work Permit Laws in Missouri

Homeschooling? Here’s what you should know about Missouri’s child labor laws and work permit requirements.
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Norway Returning Stolen Children

Global outcry is reuniting a family ripped apart by the Norwegian government.
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4 Empty Beds: Norway Still Refuses to Return Bodnariu Children

Norway’s reputation as a leader in human rights is at stake. Hear the heart-wrenching story directly from Marius and Ruth Bodnariu to find out why.
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Children Seized in Norway, Parents Begging for Help

A Norwegian couple’s children were taken by the government because they were being raised according to Christian values. Join HSLDA in helping to re-unite the family.
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China's New One-School Policy

The Chinese regime has banned homeschooling because homeschooled students are not uniformly exposed to state-sponsored indoctrination.
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Officials’ Confusion over Education Law Lands Family in Court

An Ohio family followed the law when they formed an 08 school to accommodate their religious beliefs. Unfortunately, the local officials were not familiar with the law, so they took the family to court.
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Wayne County Grinch Has Change of Heart

Just weeks before Christmas, officials tried to end an 18-year-old’s child support because they didn’t recognize the law that says homeschooling is a valid form of education.
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Are You Really Homeschooling? State Official Wants to Know

Michigan advocates are joining HSLDA in asking the state public school superintendent to focus on public school issues—and to abandon a proposal for a “registry” of homeschoolers.
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Local Counsel Wrangles Stray Financial Aid for Lone Star Students

Financial aid officers at a Texas college apparently forgot state law requires them to treat homeschool graduates the same as any other high school graduates. HSLDA’s local counsel helped to remind them.
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Law Helps Reverse College Rejection of Homeschool Grad

When this grad applied to college, she never expected them to outright reject her homeschool diploma and transcript. After they did, she reached out to HSLDA.
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Homeschooled Boy Tackled by Police

What should have been a happy homecoming to Norway for Leif and Terese Kristiansen turned into a parent’s worst nightmare when the child welfare agency brutally removed their son, Kai, after they started homeschooling.
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Endangered welfare—or thriving child?

The school district failed to help Luke for six years, but now he’s flourishing after his mom chose to homeschool.
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Summary of Colorado Independent School Law

As an alternative to the homeschool statute, many Colorado families have enrolled their children in an independent or satellite school while teaching them at home. This article offers a detailed explanation of the independent school laws that apply.
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Private Education Under Ohio Administrative Code 3301-35-08

What exactly are "-08 schools", and how do they affect your homeschool?
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Virginia Children Can Now Attend a Private School by Staying Home

Thinking of homeschooling via private school in Virginia? Click here to read everything you need to know!
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Compulsory School Age in Virginia

Here’s when you need to start following Virginia’s compulsory school law for each of your children.
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Jury Duty Laws in Missouri

Here’s what Missouri law says about jury duty exemptions for homeschool parents.
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The Importance of Recordkeeping in Missouri

Here are the records you need to keep for your homeschool in Missouri.
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Homeschooling in Maryland under a “Church Umbrella”

Interested in homeschooling in Maryland? Click here to learn about one of your options, the “church umbrella” method!
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