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    October 2018

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  • Homeschool Current Events and News

    from the Home School Legal Defense Association feed

    District Misses Paperwork, Investigates Family

    Tue, 16 Oct 2018

    These homeschoolers turned in their notice. The district couldn’t find it. Then they sent a worker—from an agency that doesn’t investigate people—to go investigate the family.

    Middletown Won’t Send Letter of Correction

    Tue, 16 Oct 2018

    School district officials wouldn’t admit that their instructions to homeschool families were wrong, but at least they haven’t made the same mistake again—so far.

    Family’s Notice Eaten by the Internet?

    Tue, 16 Oct 2018

    They’d been homeschooling for several years. But after they turned in their notice for the coming school year, their school district asked when their kids would be attending public school.

    HSLDA Peels Away Red Tape So Family Can Keep Homeschooling

    Tue, 16 Oct 2018

    This family followed New York’s homeschooling law for 17 years. Their kids were making good academic progress. They turned in their assessment just like they always did—and suddenly found themselves put on academic probation.

    Police Question Military Vet’s Homeschool Diploma

    Tue, 9 Oct 2018

    His background made him a very desirable job candidate, but the officer handling his application was in a quandary: how could he confirm that the parent-issued diploma was legitimate?

    “It’s Difficult to Call That Anything But Discrimination”

    Tue, 9 Oct 2018

    An auto insurance company was granting public and private school students a discount for a B average report card—but its policy raised the bar significantly for homeschool students.

    School Apologizes for Remediation Threat

    Tue, 2 Oct 2018

    A public school official apologized for misreading the law after insisting a homeschool student’s test scores were substandard.

    Justifacts to HSLDA: Help Us Treat Homeschoolers Fairly

    Tue, 2 Oct 2018

    This background check company reached out to us for guidance on handling homeschooled job applicants.

    District Fails to Process Homeschool Notices So CPS Investigates Families

    Tue, 25 Sep 2018

    This district suddenly changed its filing requirements … and then failed to process notices. The result? Homeschooling families who’d followed the rules for years found themselves facing investigations and truancy charges.

    2 Emails From HSLDA. 1 Homeschool Grad’s Application Approved.

    Tue, 25 Sep 2018

    Health department officials tried to reject this homeschool graduate’s records, until our attorney demanded a phone call.

    Give Me Your Curriculum by this Afternoon

    Tue, 18 Sep 2018

    A public school assistant superintendent visited a homeschool family because “he likes to know” what curriculum they use.

    Court Threat Averted

    Tue, 18 Sep 2018

    When a public school official said he would press charges against a homeschool family if the parents failed to hand over certain information, HSLDA got involved.

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