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Outrageous! CPS Investigation of Non-Abuse Forces Family Into Limbo

A homeschool family took their young daughter to the doctor to check out a rash. A nurse reported them for abuse—saying it’s better to be safe than sorry. This led to an investigation that left the parents in legal limbo.
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ACT Showdown Ends in Teen’s Favor

A high school senior wanted to take a college entrance exam but needed help paying for it. There’s a process for that, but the district and ACT dug their heels in. It took an HSLDA attorney to spur it on.
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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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Judges: Law Protects Kids’ Napping Freedom

A Texas court protected HSLDA members from CPS investigators’ fishing expedition, saying the department’s “responsibility to protect children from abusive parents does not authorize the state to oversee the internal affairs of every family.”
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Homeschool Graduate Told His Diploma Isn’t Good Enough

When this graduate moved to Texas and applied for a job, he was told his homeschool diploma was “invalid.” Fortunately, he knew who to call.
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“No Seats for Homeschoolers” at Local PSATs?

Citing COVID-19 concerns, a growing number of public school districts are refusing to allow outside students—including homeschoolers—to take exams such as the PSAT. HSLDA is advocating for equal access.
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Texas District Fences Off PSAT from Homeschool Teen

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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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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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