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    NEW: STUDENT PORTAL!
    Pages currently available in the student portal include:
    ■ a wish list page;
    ■ An allowance account;
    ■ The grades page;
    ■ A To-Do page.
    please sign your students up and check it out so far. Send us feedback and suggestions, we would love to hear from you. Go to the'STUDENTS' page to set each student up.


  • Homeschool Current Events and News

    from the Home School Legal Defense Association feed

    COVID-19: Governor Suspends Homeschool Testing Requirement

    Mon, 6 Apr 2020

    Governor Brian Kemp has signed an executive order that modifies the standardized testing requirement for homeschooling families.



    COVID-19 Panic Leads to False CPS Report

    Wed, 1 Apr 2020

    A perfectly normal trip to the bank ended in this family being investigated by CPS. Be careful out there.



    Update: Changes to Homeschool Requirements in Several States

    Wed, 1 Apr 2020

    In response to COVID-19 lawmakers and other officials have taken action to modify—or even waive—some homeschool requirements, including testing and other forms of assessment. Here’s the latest.



    Homeschoolers Block “Maryland Diploma” Rule for Rawlings Scholarship!

    Wed, 1 Apr 2020

    A heavy volume of comments forestalled proposed changes to a state college scholarship.



    Guidance for Parents of 2019-2020 12th Graders

    Tue, 31 Mar 2020

    With homeschool requirements changed due to COVID-19, parents of 12th graders are asking whether they must have their student evaluated prior to graduation.



    COVID-19 Legislation Senate File 4451 & House File 4531

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020

    The Minnesota Legislature is working on a COVID-19 response bill.



    COVID-19: No Assessment Required This Year

    Fri, 27 Mar 2020

    Homeschool families will not be required to submit assessments upon subsequent notification for the 2020-21 school year in order to continue homeschooling.



    Update—Legislature Waives Testing and Evaluation Requirements for Homeschoolers

    Fri, 27 Mar 2020

    The Pennsylvania Legislature has waived the end-of-year evaluation and testing requirements and the minimum instructional time requirements for homeschooling families this year.



    COVID-19: School Closures and Homeschooling

    Thu, 26 Mar 2020

    What does the governor’s order to close Virginia’s schools mean for current and prospective homeschool families? Here are six points to consider.



    Harvard Summit to Discuss Regulating Homeschooling

    Tue, 24 Mar 2020

    HSLDA is on the agenda, but we’re not invited. One of the organizers, Professor Elizabeth Bartholet, recently recommended “a presumptive ban on homeschooling.”



    Customized Education with Special Needs Services—How Is This Neglect?

    Tue, 24 Mar 2020

    When parents decided to provide for the special needs of one of their twins through homeschooling, officials didn’t like it and filed two court cases that dragged on for months.



    COVID-19—Has Annual Testing for Homeschoolers Changed?

    Tue, 24 Mar 2020

    Continue to comply with the legal requirements set by state law for assessments, but use the flexibility the law allows.




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