Month: January 2015

Statement on the Goochland County School Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Homeschool Alumni and Advocates Ask Goochland County School Board To Give Students a Voice in Religious Exemption Policy Goochland County, Va.—On Tuesday, January 13th, the school board in Goochland County, Virginia, repealed a new policy… Read More

Virginia School Boards and the State’s Religious Exemption

Recent events in Goochland County, Virginia, have pitted religious homeschooling parents against the right of their children to have their religious beliefs heard. In Virginia, parents can homeschool through their local school district, with annual notification and testing… Read More

Executive Director Rachel Coleman on Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane

This morning Executive Director Rachel Coleman appeared on Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane. Other guests included Motoko Rich of the New York Times and Michael Farris of HSLDA. We are pleased to see this issue gaining more attention. You can… Read More

A Homeschool Glossary

Educational philosophies and approaches John Holt – a former teacher who called for homeschooling as a radical alternative to the school environment of the 1960s, Holt promoted self-directed learning and rights of self-determination for children; he published the… Read More

CRHE Statement on Leelah Alcorn

January 5, 2015 As advocates for homeschooled children, we were deeply shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Leelah Alcorn, a 17-year-old transgender teen who was homeschooled. In a note she left on her tumblr, Leelah explained… Read More