More parents seeking better methods for ‘neurodivergent learners,’ but homeschoolers have deployed these strategies for years

Yale professor Christina Cipriano is calling for educational alternatives, after seeing how public schools failed her daughter even after she obtained an Individual Education Plan (IEP). “Neurodivergent students do not… Read More

February 21, 2024
Study: Homeschoolers learn more in fewer hours, compared to their public-school peers

How much of an entire day in public school is spent on actual education? Studies suggest it’s about 16 minutes per hour, which could explain why homeschool students can pack… Read More

February 13, 2024
Minnesota school district harasses homeschool family with threats of police visitation

A Minnesota homeschool mom discovered a disturbing package from her local Minneapolis-area school district last fall when her family returned from a national fencing tournament. “Until this year, they never… Read More

February 12, 2024
‘Schooled, not educated’: Home education advocate Sam Sorbo explains why ‘everything is education’

When Sam Sorbo first joined talk radio, she was interested in two things: politics and religion. But over the years, it’s all boiled down to one thing: education. “My original… Read More

February 9, 2024
Michigan Democrat wants to force homeschoolers to register

(The Center Square) – One Michigan lawmaker wants to require the registration of home-schooled children. Rep. Matt Koleszar, a Plymouth Democrat on the Michigan House Education Committee, wrote on social… Read More

January 25, 2024
Kansas, Missouri families plan Homeschool Capitol Days

Homeschooling parents in the Kansas City area don’t take their freedoms for granted – which is why they’re planning a visit to their legislators for a friendly reminder. The Christian… Read More

January 24, 2024
Kansas City homeschool students to learn economics through simulated mini-economy field trip

Teaching children complex subjects such as business skills can intimidate homeschool parents, especially if they don’t have any firsthand experience. Fortunately, group field trips to places like the School of… Read More

January 8, 2024
‘Encouragement Day’ to support homeschool moms: ‘They’re not on this path alone’

Many modern-day moms may think homeschooling is challenging, but they may not know it was once considered illegal. The featured speaker for the upcoming Midwest Parent Educators (MPE)… Read More

December 26, 2023
Former public-school teachers plant new homeschool chapter of national ag program FFA in Nebraska

A new chapter of a national agricultural program has unlocked more opportunities for Nebraskan homeschool students previously unable to join. From its launch in September 2022, the Nebraska Agriculture Academy… Read More

December 21, 2023
The homeschool movement is here to stay, says HSLDA president Jim Mason

A few decades ago, homeschooling was all but extinct. Now, 2 million students nationwide are home-educated, largely thanks to advocacy groups such as the Home School… Read More

December 19, 2023
‘Whipsawed’: Homeschool families with special needs face unique challenges in Kansas 

Imagine living in a state where schools don’t provide adequate special needs services for your child – but if you don’t provide those services as their parent, those schools can… Read More

December 13, 2023
Homeschool grad tackles NCAA over confusion regarding college soccer scholarship

Homeschooling’s innate flexibility helped Bowen McCloud excel on and off the playing field – until a misunderstanding by the NCAA almost derailed his college soccer career. The University of Tulsa… Read More

December 8, 2023
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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