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Congressional Award Gold Medal winner: ‘Homeschool fit my specific needs’

One of the latest recipients of the Congressional Award Gold Medal credits her success to homeschooling. “I absolutely wouldn’t be where I am today without homeschool,” Addison Mouser, of Dallas,… Read More

December 5, 2023
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Homeschooling now ‘America’s fastest-growing form of education,’ Washington Post concludes

Homeschooling’s burgeoning growth has caught the attention of mainstream media, as the Washington Post recently estimated between 1.9 million and 2.7 million children now homeschool in the United States. “The… Read More

November 2, 2023
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What a development! The sacrifices we’ve made, the lessons we’ve learned, since choosing to homeschool our child 

My wife and I took a leap of faith, changing our entire lifestyle in May 2021 to homeschool our son and provide him with the kind… Read More

October 20, 2023
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The right to test? Homeschoolers still fighting to gain access to certain college exams 

Taking a three-hour college placement exam may not sound appealing to most high schoolers – unless you’re a homeschooled student who’s been denied access.  Such a scenario occurred this fall… Read More

October 18, 2023
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German homeschool family is granted one year stay after thousands of Americans, dozens in congress show overwhelming support  

A German family that came to the United States in 2008 to homeschool their children has received a one-year stay after thirty-two congressmen and thousands of Americans petitioned the Biden… Read More

October 9, 2023
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German homeschool family receives congressional support amid deportation threats from Biden admin

Thirty-two congressmen and thousands of Americans have lent their support to the Romeike family, who left Germany in 2008 to be able to homeschool their children. Despite being peaceful, legal… Read More

October 5, 2023
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Flexibility of homeschool schedule allows teens to accelerate learning

Not all 16-year-olds make detailed plans for life after high school, but Lauren Petronella and Jaxon Carpenter know exactly when and where they will go next. Petronella, who lives in… Read More

October 3, 2023
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Kansans show micro schools and hybrids offer innovations in learning

(The Sentinel) – Micro schools are the reimagining of the one-room schoolhouse, where class sizes are usually fewer than 15 students of varying ages, and the schedule and curriculum is… Read More

September 28, 2023
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German homeschooling family faces deportation orders from Biden administration after 15 years of legal residence

A German family living in the U.S. has been ordered to “self-deport” after coming here legally 15 years ago expressly to homeschool their children, reports local… Read More

September 27, 2023
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Nearly half of homeschool parents cite ‘liberal’ public schools as motivating factor: Poll

(The Center Square) – Almost half of parents turning to homeschooling today say they are concerned about their children being “influenced by liberal viewpoints,” according to a Washington Post and… Read More

September 27, 2023
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Agency tries to withdraw adoption subsidy from homeschool family, reverses course after hearing

A Kentucky family’s adoption subsidy came under threat when state officials argued a homeschool program didn’t qualify because it wasn’t “accredited.” Although this term doesn’t exist in the state’s Adoption… Read More

September 18, 2023
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Upcoming ‘Heartland Hybrid and Microschools Summit’ in Kansas City set to grow education freedom movement

If education is the final frontier in American freedom, its pioneers and homesteaders are meeting in Kansas City next weekend to map the open prairie and help each other plant… Read More

September 15, 2023
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Families take issue with New York policy discriminating against homeschool graduates

When homeschool parents Jeffrey and Tabatha Ludwig applied for an educational letter from the local public school superintendent to help their youngest daughter, they assumed it would be approved, just… Read More

September 11, 2023
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Microschools continue to be a popular alternative for families seeking a better education for their children

Microschools and learning pods are growing so popular for families around the country, they have received national media attention. These learning environments tend to be smaller… Read More

September 7, 2023
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‘Schools are failing according to their own standards,’ says former teacher-in-training turned homeschool advocate

Tim Lieber credits his high school band teacher with helping transform his life – precisely because she worked as much as possible outside the school system. “She never followed any… Read More

August 30, 2023
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Former public school educators turning to homeschooling and microschooling

Parents and educators alike are abandoning traditional public schools in favor of alternative models such as homeschooling and microschooling, finding they better serve students unique needs.   Six months into the… Read More

August 29, 2023
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Kansas legislators encourage homeschoolers’ participation: ‘You know your child best’

Four legislators from the Kansas House and Senate urged homeschool families to get more involved in the state’s educational policies, even inviting them to testify at legislative committees.  “Legislation does… Read More

August 24, 2023
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U.S. military works to support homeschool families as part of school outreach

Homeschool parents serving in the military may not always know they have free help available – through School Liaison Officers, or SLOs. These officers work through the Child & Youth… Read More

August 2, 2023
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From homeschooled to top college golf prospect, Junior Player of the Year credits her family’s support

Homeschool student Sophie Stevens was again named the Junior Girls’ Player of the Year by the Golf Association of Michigan and has signed to play golf for the University of… Read More

June 30, 2023
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Homeschool family defends rights to dual-enrollment programs for high school students

Thanks to dual enrollment, many homeschool students don’t need to graduate high school before taking college-level courses. Some can even complete college degrees while still in their teens. For example,… Read More

June 26, 2023