Recent comments by a law professor on an episode of “Michelle Malkin Investigates” have caused considerable alarm in the homeschool community. Jim Dwyer, a law professor at the College of William and Mary, expresses why […]
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently visited with homeschoolers in Colorado as part of her six-state Rethink School tour in an effort to garner support for school choice. DeVos, who homeschooled two of her […]
By Lauren Mitchell, HSLDA’s Federal Relations Legislative Assistant Recently, an anonymous teacher leaked 4th grade Common Core test questions to the world, setting the internet ablaze with angry comments from parents and educators. The questions […]
From Watchdog.org: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has signed pro-homeschool provisions into law.
The movement to opt-out of high-stakes testing of public school students is growing, and GOP Presidential candidates in the Senate have started to weigh-in, according to this politico story.
“This is an incredible victory that I can only credit to Almighty God. I also want to thank those who spoke up on this issue—including that long ago White House petition. We believe that the public […]
Dear Members and Friends of Homeschooling, Today, the United States Supreme Court declined to review Uwe and Hannelore Romeike’s asylum case. We knew it was an uphill battle since the Court only accepts 80–100 out […]
What do HSLDA and the ACLU have in common? Usually not a lot. However, both HSLDA and the ACLU are standing shoulder to shoulder against proposed regulations by the IRS that would prohibit 501(c)(4) organizations […]
“If the government now decides what children learn, and a whole generation is formed by this point of view . . . the next generation wouldn’t believe in freedom anymore.” — Uwe Romeike Uwe and Hannelore Romeike […]
WHAT IS COMMON CORE? Common Core proponents offer upbeat descriptions of utopian educational goals along with detailed practical lists of what students should know and be able to do in grades K–12 in mathematics and English […]