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    February 2019

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    ■ a wish list page;
    ■ An allowance account;
    ■ The grades page;
    ■ A To-Do page.
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  • Homeschool Current Events and News

    from the Home School Legal Defense Association feed

    College Grad Can’t Take College Classes?

    Wed, 20 Feb 2019

    This graduate already had a bachelor’s degree, but a community college refused to enroll him because he was homeschooled.

    No Child Should Start School Feeling Left Behind

    Wed, 20 Feb 2019

    Several state bills aim to make children start school earlier and stay in school longer—but a growing body of research suggests that parents are best suited for deciding when their children’s formal education should begin.

    Homeschool Registration Bill Tabled by Sponsor

    Tue, 19 Feb 2019

    This morning Rep. Monica Bristow, the sponsor of House Bill 3560, filed a motion to table the bill. For all practical purposes, the bill is dead. No action is needed.

    H.B. 356’s Impact on Homeschooling—What you Need to Know

    Tue, 12 Feb 2019

    Maryland House Bill 356 has the potential to impact homeschooling in Maryland, and we want you to be informed.

    Caught Between Two School Districts

    Tue, 12 Feb 2019

    The old school district demanded a form. The new district considered it unnecessary. Truancy charges resulted.

    Enrolling in Driver’s Ed “A Snap” Thanks to HSLDA

    Tue, 12 Feb 2019

    A roadblock to this homeschooled student’s driver’s training turned out to be a minor detour after HSLDA got involved.

    Mom Arrested and Booked for Homeschooling

    Tue, 5 Feb 2019

    Before August ended—well before the state’s homeschool notice filing deadline—this single mother faced the unthinkable.

    Since When is Moving a Federal Offense?

    Tue, 5 Feb 2019

    When this family notified their child’s school that they were moving out of state, an official wanted proof that they weren’t trafficking their child.

    Past Victories, New Legislative Challenges

    Tue, 29 Jan 2019

    Homeschoolers rallied to defend their freedoms from a barrage of legislation in 2018. Will they need to rise to the occasion again?

    Students, Congressmen Rally in D.C. for School Choice

    Tue, 29 Jan 2019

    At an event in the U.S. Capitol, this homeschooled student highlighted how school choice helps children learn and thrive.

    Families Flummoxed by Non-Census Nonsense

    Wed, 23 Jan 2019

    When homeschool families received intrusive questionnaires in the same mailing that included census forms, they weren’t sure what to do.

    Double Standard Denies Benefits to Homeschool Students

    Wed, 23 Jan 2019

    State-specific rules are cheating some homeschool students out of their Social Security benefits. HSLDA is fighting back.

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