Month: January 2019

Homeschool Alumni Support South Dakota HB 1110

For Immediate Release: When parents fail to report children’s births, children struggle to prove their own existence Canton, Ma., 01/31/2019—With the introduction of House Bill 1110, South Dakota has once again proven itself at the forefront of the… Read More

Alumni Group Urges SC Lawmakers to Give Homeschoolers Access to the ACT

For Immediate Release: ACT and AP testing offer homeschooled students crucial external avenues for documenting their education Canton, Ma., 01/30/2019—The Coalition for Responsible Home Education (CRHE) is calling for South Carolina lawmakers to pass House Bill 3049, which… Read More

Alumni Group Calls on MS Lawmakers to Grant Homeschoolers Sports Access

For Immediate Release: Everyone wins when homeschooled students are allowed to play on public school sports teams Canton, Ma., 01/30/2019—On January 11th, Mississippi state representative William Arnold introduced House Bill 118, granting homeschooled students access to public school… Read More

Alumni Group Calls on MO Lawmakers to Grant Homeschoolers Sports Access

For Immediate Release: Everyone wins when homeschooled students are allowed to play on public school sports teams Canton, Ma., 01/30/2019—If Missouri lawmakers pass Senate Bill 130, homeschooled students may finally be able to participate on public school athletics… Read More

Alumni Group Calls on CT Lawmakers to Grant Homeschoolers Sports Access

For Immediate Release: Everyone wins when homeschooled students are allowed to play on public school sports teams Canton, Ma., 01/30/2019—On January 10th, Reps. Tami Zawistowski and Vincent Candelora introduced House Bill 5082 into the Connecticut state legislature. This… Read More

SD Lawmakers Should Keep Homeschool Assessments

For Immediate Release: Supporting homeschooled students means supporting assessments Canton, Ma., 01/29/2019—Advocates for homeschooled students are urging South Dakota lawmakers to reject House Bill 1065, which would eliminate the state’s testing requirements for homeschooled students. HB 1065 was… Read More

Homeschooling Used to Hide Colorado Child Abuse Death: Pattern Implicated

For Immediate Release: Lax Homeschooling Laws Offer Abusive Parents a Way to Hide Child Fatalities Canton, Ma., 01/14/2019—On December 23, the body of 7-year-old Caden McWilliams was discovered in a storage unit in Denver, Colorado. Police believe that… Read More

Virginia Bill to Block Homeschool Birth Certificate Requirement Should Be Opposed

For Immediate Release: House bill would prevent school districts from verifying identity of homeschooled students Canton, Ma., 01/14/2019—Virginia House Bill 2654, introduced by Delegate Christopher Head this week, would prevent school districts from asking homeschooling parents for any… Read More

The Homeschool Community Has a Problem with Disabilities (and How to Fix It)

We received the following text from a homeschooling mother who is active in her homeschool community. In her article, which she asked us to share anonymously, she speaks from her personal experience about the importance of homeschooling parents… Read More