Nonprofit fights discrimination against diplomas issued to homeschool high school graduates

A substitute public school teacher in Missouri and a correctional officer in Texas recently experienced discrimination in their careers on account of being homeschooled. Both graduated with homeschool high school… Read More

June 22, 2023
Homeschooled student, also a CEO, earns Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at 19

Homeschool graduate Tanishq Mathew Abraham has a lot to celebrate. The 19-year-old CEO just completed his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering. “Wouldn’t have done it without the love and support of… Read More

June 15, 2023
Homeschool father, conservative leader shares concerns over public schools: ‘Calcified in opposition to God’

Abraham Hamilton III and his wife chose to homeschool their six children after researching the history of U.S. public education. “We did not just arrive where we are accidentally,” Hamilton… Read More

June 13, 2023
Public school is ‘like a death march’: Parents talk about the switch to homeschooling and hybrid models

Leigh Cline of San Francisco began homeschooling after she saw issues in the public school system firsthand during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of her daughters has learning difficulties, but instead… Read More

June 6, 2023
Homeschool workshop, used curriculum sale to equip parents for next school year

Families interested in homeschooling often cite two challenges in starting: trying to find local resources, as well as choosing curriculum. However, the Midwest Parent Educators (MPE) nonprofit plans… Read More

May 17, 2023
Public schools are making unwarranted contact with homeschool families. Here’s how parents are defending their rights

When Virginia mom Olivia Knapp decided to homeschool her 10-year-old daughter during the spring semester, she did all her research beforehand. She delivered the necessary paperwork to her… Read More

May 16, 2023
As public schools fail to address students’ needs, more parents turn to alternatives

Katie Mathews knew her stepson, Ryley, was struggling in public school. But she had no idea how much help he needed until he joined their family when he was… Read More

May 8, 2023
Homeschools, Legislation
Homeschool group takes learning outside for thousands of children

In just five years, a homeschool group in Texas grew from three to over 3,000 students across six different states – thanks to a little research and initiative from… Read More

April 25, 2023
Homeschooled high-school seniors plan graduation at KC-area church

As 33 seniors at a homeschool nonprofit prepare to graduate, two things make this ceremony different: roses and recorded blessings from parents to their children. The Midwest Parent… Read More

April 17, 2023
Culture, Homeschools
Homeschool conference to help KC-area families with workshops, curriculum resources

Todd “The Familyman” Wilson grew up in public school. But once he became a dad, he knew he wanted something different for his family. “School is an okay… Read More

March 1, 2023
Wyoming expands definition of homeschooling, promotes ‘richer’ education

Wyoming passed a new law last week that expands the definition of homeschooling to include groups of families. HB 70, which had 30 Republican co-sponsors, removed… Read More

February 22, 2023
Culture, Homeschools
Hundreds of homeschool moms enjoy R & R at KC-area ‘Encouragement Day’

Homeschool moms took a day away from home to meet and support one another at a Kansas City church on Saturday. Organizers of the Women’s Encouragement… Read More

February 6, 2023
Homeschools, Legislation
‘I had to get out of the public system.’ Why are some of homeschooling’s biggest advocates former public-school teachers?

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, former public school teacher Kellista Keaton has helped colleagues leave for educational alternatives such as homeschooling and micro-schools. “They stepped away from their job,… Read More

January 17, 2023
Homeschool Capitol Days planned for Kansas, Missouri

Homeschool associations in Kansas and Missouri are preparing for a day at the state capitol where families can meet lawmakers and celebrate their educational freedoms. The Christian Home… Read More

January 16, 2023
National study to measure homeschoolers’ academic performance

Testing homeschool students to see how they compare to their public school peers? Bring it on, say the organizers of a nationwide study aiming to measure the academic… Read More

December 28, 2022
Want your child to thrive in STEM? Consider homeschooling

Homeschool students are facing off against their public-school peers in U.S. robotics contests, and they are winning. The “Family Instructors of the Northern Suburbs” Christian homeschool team… Read More

December 20, 2022
Homeschools, Public Education
Mother who pulled kids out of public school to homeschool says results are ‘amazing’

A Texas mom is reporting significant improvements in her children’s academic performance after pulling them out of the public elementary school where they were exposed to inappropriate sex and… Read More

December 14, 2022
Homeschool students campaign for Ted Budd, helping him win North Carolina U.S. Senate race

North Carolina just elected its newest U.S. senator in businessman, former U.S. representative and homeschool father Ted Budd. But when it came to persuading voters,… Read More

December 5, 2022
Homeschools, Legislation
School choice could expand to nearly all students in Ohio if bill passes

(The Center Square) – School choice options in Ohio could expand to nearly every student if a new bill works its way quickly through the Ohio Legislature during the lame duck… Read More

December 2, 2022
Culture, Homeschools
Homeschool programs, hybrid options encourage mid-year signups

It’s never too late to pull your children from public school – even in December and beyond. That’s what Angie Hoffman, founder of The Hearth Room… Read More

November 30, 2022