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    July 2018

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  • Homeschool Current Events and News

    from the Home School Legal Defense Association feed

    Cruz Intros Education Savings Plan to Include Homeschoolers

    Tue, 17 Jul 2018

    Senator Ted Cruz has introduced another bill that would allow homeschooling families to access a tax-advantaged savings plan.

    Homeschool Dad Takes On Driver’s Ed Discrimination

    Tue, 17 Jul 2018

    When his daughter applied for driver’s ed, she was immediately wait-listed. This dad knew something wasn’t right. So he started to investigate—and found a much bigger problem.

    Sorry, Officials: Homeschooling Doesn’t Require Your Approval

    Tue, 10 Jul 2018

    A letter from county officials tried to make homeschooling families comply with outdated rules.

    HSLDA Alerts Families to Error-Ridden Form

    Thu, 5 Jul 2018

    Homeschooling families are preparing to send a message to state authorities in New Mexico in protest of a new department of education “statement of understanding.”

    No Special Ed Services for You

    Tue, 3 Jul 2018

    A recent DOE memo tells districts that “parents who file notice of intent to homeschool have thereby revoked consent for special education and related services.”

    District Backs Away from Wrongful Probation Order

    Wed, 27 Jun 2018

    They misread the law and put this homeschooling family on a two-year probation—erroneously claiming that the student’s test results were below “those of an 9th graders [sic].”

    District Fumbles Paperwork, Charges Mom with “Habitual Truancy”

    Tue, 26 Jun 2018

    This mom did everything right, but still wound up with a court summons—four months after submitting her notice of intent.

    Everyone Agrees: Why Go After Grandma?

    Tue, 19 Jun 2018

    While dealing with her granddaughter’s severe health issues, this homeschooling grandma beat unfounded truancy charges with help from HSLDA—and a sympathetic CPS worker.

    School Board Threatens Family with DIY Requirement

    Fri, 15 Jun 2018

    Why is this school board demanding birth certificates from a family who has already complied with Virginia’s homeschool law?

    WV Trying to “Recapture” Homeschoolers’ Money Through Virtual Public Schools

    Mon, 11 Jun 2018

    As one county superintendent put it, “Our primary goal in exploring this is to recapture a percentage of the ‘homeschool’ students that are currently draining our population and coffers.”

    CA Dept of Health Stops Discriminating Against Homeschoolers

    Tue, 5 Jun 2018

    After years of pressure from HSLDA, they have changed their discriminatory policy toward homeschool graduates who are looking to become phlebotomists.

    Officials Reject This Evaluator’s 25 Years’ Experience

    Tue, 5 Jun 2018

    Despite the fact that she’s a certified teacher who has taught in private school, and has evaluated children in 21 districts, they refused to accept her as a qualified homeschool evaluator . . . Because she has never taught in public school.

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