Since 2001

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 EST
When this family’s daughter turned 6, they submitted the proper paperwork to homeschool. Their district wanted much more.
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 00:00:00 EST
We have filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case that could halt warrantless strip searches during child welfare investigations.
Wed, 3 Apr 2019 00:00:00 EST
Yesterday the House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee voted in favor of moving House Bill 1139 toward enactment. Committee members received many supportive phone calls from the homeschool community, which was very helpful.
Wed, 3 Apr 2019 00:00:00 EST
Families were understandably aghast when a form letter told them their homeschool programs were in jeopardy because of a school district’s mistake.
Tue, 2 Apr 2019 00:00:00 EST
Despite research that shows starting formal education too early can harm children, the Illinois Senate is considering a bill that would make 5-year-olds attend school.
Mon, 1 Apr 2019 00:00:00 EST
Home School Legal Defense Association is not opposing House Bill 857, which would allow homeschool students to participate in public school sports.
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 00:00:00 EST
The scope of the conspiracy has prompted some critics to ask: when it comes to getting into college, does individual merit still matter?
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 EST
Several congressmen have joined HSLDA in our efforts to change an unwieldy DOL rule, which bans 14- and 15-year-old homeschoolers from working during public school hours.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:00:00 EST
A homeschooling mom told a public school administrator that his demand for additional academic testing was arbitrary and unlawful.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:00:00 EST
Families persuaded legislators to change a bill that would have restricted home education.
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 EST
The amendments simplified the bill dramatically and the red tape is gone. State-approved schools and church-exempt schools no longer need to make additional filings of any type under the bill.
Tue, 5 Mar 2019 00:00:00 EST
The federal Department of Education secretary recently promoted a plan to grant tax credits to people who donate to state school choice scholarship funds.