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Homeschool Win: District's Unlawful Demands Get Overhauled

When a New Jersey family decided to switch to homeschooling, the local public school asked for a huge pile of paperwork based on a flawed district-wide policy.
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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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What’s Next? 2020 Legislative Trends + Homeschooling

Our goal of course, is to guard the ability of loving parents to teach, protect, and nurture their children.
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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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Maine: Department Retracts Birth Date Demand!

Just as we were preparing to defend homeschool families in court, state education officials have agreed to enforce the Maine homeschool law as written.
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Team Effort in Maine Protects Homeschool Kids’ Privacy

Just as we were preparing to defend homeschool families in court, state education officials have agreed to enforce the Maine homeschool law as written, safeguarding children’s personal information.
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ODE Helpful to Homeschoolers Who are Feeling Harassed

We commend the department and its staff for responding to the homeschooling community’s concerns and taking steps to address them.
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HSLDA Asks Supporters to Send Letter to Their Superintendent Immediately

As we point out in our letter, officials at several public school districts have told homeschooling parents that if they do not provide this information their children will be considered truant.
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When a knock at the door becomes a nightmare: Holly Curry’s story

For most moms, a knock at the door while homeschooling is merely an annoyance—but for Holly Curry and family, that knock became a nightmare situation . . . Her six children may never feel truly safe in their home.
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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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Will the Supreme Court Rein in this Rogue School District?

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State Officials Issue More Demands That Don’t Square with Homeschool Law

Homeschooling is a declaration of independence from public school authorities. You must also be independent in keeping your own records.
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Since When are Homeschoolers Dropouts?

Confusion over policies regarding withdrawing from high school have made it harder for some Indiana families who want to start homeschooling their teens.
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Handcuffed in her kitchen—Josilyn’s story: Worcester, MA

Although Josilyn had been legally homeschooling her son since January—and she had submitted all the right paperwork—the school district marked him as truant and turned Josilyn over to DCF. HSLDA has filed a lawsuit on her behalf. Watch her story.
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District: Actually, We Don’t Need Photos of Your Records!

Several families contacted HSLDA after a public school social worker dropped by for no specific reason and asked to photograph homeschool records with his phone.
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Dad Being Tortured for Homeschooling

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Suddenly truant: the problem in Worcester, MA

When this school district changed its homeschooling requirements without telling anyone, CPS started showing up at homeschooling families’ doors. Here’s how it has affected the local homeschool community. Watch their story.
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What happened to Julie: Worcester, MA

Julie has been homeschooling for seven years, but the Worcester school district made this the most stressful year yet.
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Homeschooling Helps 9-year-old with Special Needs Thrive

Unyielding school administrators wouldn’t accommodate the therapy schedule of this 9-year-old with special needs.
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“They had to make us suffer for our beliefs.”

Letter From A Guantanamo Jail
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