Left in Limbo: Examining Kentucky’s 2018 Report on Homeschooling

In this post, CRHE’s Dr. Rachel Coleman reviews Homeschooling in Kentucky, a report published by the Kentucky Office of Education Accountability (OEA) in September, 2018. In November 2017, the Education Assessment and Accountability Review Subcommittee, a legislative committee… Read More

Faye Marcinko: “Homeschooling in America is full of contradictions and extremes”

“The idea that I have the ‘right’ to do anything I want with my child, without respect to his/her or society’s well-being, strikes me as utterly barbaric.” I am a former attorney homeschooling my child because I love… Read More

Jackie H.: “You owe your child a proper education”

“If you are a parent reading this: Ask yourself, why am I homeschooling? Can I give my child a proper education? You owe your child a proper education.” I was homeschooled from kindergarten to eighth grade and also… Read More

Elle S.: “Some years I had science, most years I didn’t”

“There was a direct correlation between the minimum legal requirements for homeschooling in the state where I was home-educated, Ohio, and the content of the education that I received.” I went to a private school from grades 1-4…. Read More

Erika S.: “Verbal and physical abuse was a norm”

“My ‘education’ was in spite of my homeschool education.” My experience homeschooling was a fight to survive and every day a focus to cultivate skills for after I left. I went to public school through 6th grade and… Read More

Horrific Homeschool Homicide Case Changes Laws, But It Is Not Enough

A horrific murder case has come out of Georgia in recent weeks which is changing homeschool law in that state. Finally, law-makers are attempting to create more regulations to protect children who are pulled from public school under… Read More

Homeschool Alumni Group Questions TN Voucher Proposal

For Immediate Release: District-run policies in Alaska and Iowa serve as better models for publicly funded homeschool support Canton, Ma., 4/11/2019—The Coalition for Responsible Home Education (CRHE), a national nonprofit organization that advocates for homeschooled children, is urging… Read More

Homeschool Alumni Urge MO to Keep Record Keeping Requirement

For Immediate Release: Both record keeping requirements and subject requirements provide critical support to homeschooled children Canton, Ma., 04/10/2019—The Coalition for Responsible Home Education (CRHE), a national nonprofit founded by homeschool alumni to advocate for homeschooled children, is… Read More

Victory for Homeschooled Students in Georgia!

For Immediate Release: Lawmakers supported homeschooled students last week by passing bill to catch parents who abuse the law Canton, Ma., 04/03/2019—The Coalition for Responsible Home Education (CRHE), a national nonprofit founded by homeschool alumni to advocate for… 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