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
After strip-searching a couple’s six homeschooled children ‘without cause,’ Kentucky Child Protective Services pays $515,000

Child Protective Services officials in Kentucky have paid $515,000 to a homeschool family to settle a court case involving a strip-search of all six children in their home. … Read More

November 18, 2022
Kansas parents explain the homeschooling surge

(The Sentinel) – K-12 schools in Kansas have lost more than 10,000 students since the beginning of the pandemic, and homeschooling registrations have more than tripled during that period. Read More

November 15, 2022
Here’s why parents say they’re homeschooling their children – and what the government can do to help

As the nation continues to see increased interest in homeschooling, many experts say removing institutional barriers and obstacles have helped fuel that growth. “The movement to reduce regulatory… Read More

November 7, 2022
Culture, Homeschools
Home School Legal Defense Association comes to aid of Florida family, challenges public school rigmarole

When a Florida family received an email from the local public school claiming their homeschooled daughter was enrolled as a full-time student, they were shocked.   “A month… Read More

October 31, 2022
Missouri homeschool family battles intimidation from school and law enforcement officer over optional paperwork

A homeschool mom in Missouri has faced threats from a uniformed police officer that she would be “charged with criminal neglect” if she refused to sign a declaration of… Read More

October 21, 2022
U.S. homeschool population exceeds 3 million for 2021-2022 school year 

The number of families homeschooling is above 3 million, according to estimates released this month by the National Home Education Research Institute.  Researchers used… Read More

October 3, 2022
This rural Florida homeschool co-op found out: If you build it, they will come

(reimaginED) – Sandra Shoffner dreamed of starting a homeschool co-op, but she never imagined the reception it would get when it finally happened. Dozens of parents attended the first open… Read More

September 26, 2022
Homeschools, Legislation
This family needs education choice for all its children, not just some

(reimaginED) – The Hay family represents two compelling education choice stories at once: Education choice works in rural areas, and It’d work even better if everyone had the means to… Read More

September 19, 2022