Train up a child in the way he should go,
and when he is old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 22:6

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HSLDA Defeats Demand for Involuntary Educational Evaluations
HSLDA | Top Stories 3015-03-29
A New Jersey family will not have to surrender their children to educational evaluations conducted by the public schools, thanks to the timely intervention of HSLDA.

Truant Officer Seeks Information
HSLDA | Top Stories 3015-03-29
A family new to homeschooling requested help when a truant officer showed up and asked if their children were obeying compulsory education laws.

Cherry Creek School District Distributes Inaccurate Homeschool Forms
HSLDA | Top Stories 3011-03-30
Contrary to what one school district requested, homeschoolers do not have to use local forms or provide more information than the law requires when filing a notice of intent.

More Florida Parents Choose Home Education
HSLDA | In The News 2104-08-21

For Some, the World is a Classroom
HSLDA | In The News 2099-10-01

Bad Bill Averted
HSLDA | Top Stories 2099-05-09
Thanks to the skillful lobbying efforts of The Education Alliance, a division of Arkansas’ Family Council, a bill that would have threatened homeschoolers’ freedoms was never filed in the Arkansas General Assembly.

Homeschooled Math Prodigy Eyes Cambridge
HSLDA | In The News 2099-01-08

School District Says Child Too Old to Homeschool
HSLDA | Top Stories 2016-01-15
HSLDA explained to a local public school official that a mother was perfectly within her rights to begin homeschooling her 17-year-old daughter.

Lincoln school board member to home-school his children
Home Schooling News 2015-08-29

A newly elected Lincoln Board of Education member is coming under fire for home-schooling his children, despite his campaign promise to enroll them in public school. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Matt Schulte , who was elected in May, had said on a candidate questionnaire and in interviews with the newspaper that his children would attend Maxey Elementary this fall.

Student Nathan Li For-shing (Left), 11 years old. Photo: Franke Tsang
Home Schooling News 2015-08-29

Parents complain much about Hong Kong's education system. But few go to the extremes of stopping their children from attending school.

Is homeschooling the right reaction to bullying?
Home Schooling News 2015-08-28

But children are out of our sights for hours, and that's when they could be the most vulnerable because of a growing issue: Bullying. The statistics are staggering: Every seven minutes a child will be bullied.

Home Schooling News 2015-08-28

In an Aug. 27 Brow Beat , Aisha Harris misstated that there is no set U.S. release date for Nasty Baby . The film will be released theatrically on Oct. 23. In an Aug. 27 Education , Jessica Huseman misidentified Rachel Coleman as the founder of the Coalition for Responsible Home Education.

ACLU sues to stop Nevada's new school voucher program
Home Schooling News 2015-08-27

The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging the constitutionality of Nevada's new school voucher program , arguing in a lawsuit filed Thursday that the program violates the state's prohibition against using public money for religious purposes. "Parents who want their kids to go to private school are absolutely free to do so," said Amy Rose, legal director for ACLU of Nevada.

Crystal Lake Park District offers programs for home schoolers
Home Schooling News 2015-08-27

CRYSTAL LAKE – An upcoming expo designed for parents who home school is one of several programs offered by the Crystal Lake Park Districts designed for home schooling families. The Home School Expo will take place 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept.

Oroville teacher unveils plan to restructure independent study program
Home Schooling News 2015-08-27

Oroville >> An alternative source of education for families searching to meet their children's particular needs was pitched to the Oroville City Elementary School District trustees on Wednesday that could end up being the answer for some people. At the district board of trustees meeting, teacher Nicole Spence Kreider presented plans to revamp OCESD's current independent study program into the Independent Family Learning Center.

Letter: Home schooling big part of education
Home Schooling News 2015-08-26

The Daily Journal published a column by Dan Thomasson on Aug. 17 with the headline "Reasons persist to steer clear of home schooling." His column contained many errors of fact and had a misleading conclusion that the record needs to be set straight on.

Home-school open house to showcase library's resources
Home Schooling News 2015-08-26

The West Bloomfield Township Public Library will host a home-school open house for local families looking to network 1-3 p.m. Sept. 8. Youth services coordinator Jill Bickford said the library hasn't held an open house in "many, many years," but because home-school parents in the community were looking for ways to connect to one another, the library staff decided to hold the event.

Nevada's School Choice Law Encounters Growing Pains
Home Schooling News 2015-08-26

The new school choice law in Nevada giving parents near-total control over the way state education dollars are spent on their children was heralded as "groundbreaking" and "historic" when the governor signed it in June. But in the short time since, with hundreds of applications pouring in, state officials are encountering challenges as they try to put the law into practice without any roadmap.

2008 Cliff Notes on the Candidates
Home Schooling News 2015-08-26

The upcoming November presidential election has quickly become one of the most important in current political history, due to problems with our economy, the increasing price of higher education and health care, the Iraq War, along with many other issues. If you have no idea what I'm talking about, read on! The following comparison examines the main talking points from each of the candidates' stances on four important political issues.

Hong Kong officials urged to spell out home-school policy after father rejects 'spoon-fed system'
Home Schooling News 2015-08-24

A father's decision to pull his 11-year-old son out of Hong Kong's schooling system has reignited a debate on whether the Education Bureau should have a clear policy on home-schooling. Michael Lee said he was frustrated with the spoon-fed system and had applied for his son, Nathan Lee For-shing, to be exempted.

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