Month: February 2017

You Can Write a Letter to the Editor!

The best research and data on homeschooling won’t affect much change if no one knows about it. That’s why we wrote tips for contacting your legislators and writing letters to the editor, so you or anyone you know… Read More

Kentucky Senate Bill 181 Would Create Protections for At-Risk Homeschooled Children

For Immediate Release: Lawmakers should act now to prevent abusive parents from using homeschooling to isolate their children and conceal abuse Canton, Ma. 02/22/2017—Last week, Kentucky Senate Democratic Leader Ray Jones of Pikeville introduced Senate Bill 181, which… Read More

House Bill 2196 and Senate Bill 6 a Boon to West Virginia Homeschooled Students

For Immediate Release: Access to public school athletics programs provides homeschooled students with substantial benefits Canton, Ma. 02/22/2017—For the third year, West Virginia lawmakers have introduced legislation to grant homeschooled students the ability to participate in public school… Read More

House Bill 58 a Boon to Kentucky Homeschooled Students

For Immediate Release: Access to public school athletics programs provides homeschooled students with substantial benefits Canton, Ma. 02/17/2017—House Bill 58, which would allow Kentucky homeschooled students to participate in public school athletics programs and was filed by Kentucky… Read More

Governor McAuliffe: Sign House Bill 1578

For Immediate Release: Access to public school athletics programs provides homeschooled students with substantial benefits Canton, Ma. 02/17/2017—Homeschooled students in Virginia have long been barred from participating in public school athletics programs governed by the Virginia High School… Read More

Public Funding for Homeschooling Must Come With Accountability

For Immediate Release: The success or failure of public funding for homeschooling rides on how it is structured Canton, Ma., 02/17/2017—Over the past year, the question of public funding for homeschoolers has garnered increased attention. This past September,… Read More

E. Bradshaw: “Some kind of oversight for me would help me out”

“I’m a people-pleaser and a rule-follower. Sometimes I feel overwhelmed with everything [my son] is required to know, and some kind of oversight for me would help me out. I think some oversight for the people in our co-op… Read More

Get Involved in Homeschool Reform

2017 has brought with it increased interest in political activism and in participation in the political process. This presents an opportunity for those interested in homeschool reform. While it may seem like there are so many issues at… Read More

Reactionary Homeschooling

At CRHE, we sometimes receive questions from individuals planning in advance to homeschool. Sometimes they intend to homeschool because of negative experiences they had attending public school as children. In other cases they plan to homeschool because they have… Read More