He overcame a speech delay through homeschooling. Now this Hispanic 12-year-old is an online chess entrepreneur

Donnie Humberto Iler is no ordinary Texas 10th grader.  At age 12, he’s started a chess club, built an online chess teaching business, and taken two college classes. But he… Read More

April 22, 2024
Louisiana lawmakers aim to deregulate homeschooling with new measure

(The Center Square) — The House Committee on Education approved a bill that will end the requirement that requires state approval for homeschooling curriculums.  House Bill… Read More

April 18, 2024
California officials revoke medical licenses of two homeschool graduates

When the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) decided to revoke the licenses of two medical workers based on their homeschool background, the homeschooling community pushed back. “Homeschool graduates have… Read More

April 9, 2024
Second-generation homeschool graduate reflects on upcoming KC-area ceremony

Gracie Neland graduated high school through her mom’s “alma mater” in 2022 – except this was no school or university, but a homeschool nonprofit. The Midwest Parent Educators (MPE) association… Read More

April 4, 2024
South Carolina officials place ‘excessive demands’ on homeschool graduate, obstructing her career in Christian childcare

Hannah Pollock, 21, had her heart set on working in a South Carolina Christian school’s after-school kindergarten program and daytime preschool as a substitute teacher. “I’d always been around kids,”… Read More

April 2, 2024
7 ways to start homeschool preparations over spring, summer

As the homeschool movement continues to grow after the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents are preparing to withdraw from public schools or teach their preschool- or kindergarten-age… Read More

March 26, 2024
Michigan bill would undermine parents by mandating kindergarten for all 5-year-olds 

A Michigan lawmaker has proposed mandatory kindergarten for all 5-year-old children, raising concerns about government interference in parental rights. A group of Democratic lawmakers, led by Sen. Dayna Polehanki, D-Livonia,… Read More

March 25, 2024
HF Homeschool launches to simplify starting a co-op

Homeschool co-ops, in which homeschool families meet to educate their students, have blossomed across the United States in recent years. Starting such a group just became easier, now that the Herzog… Read More

March 19, 2024
Black single mom in Colorado seeks to make homeschooling possible for all ‘regardless of their background’

Joyelle Naomi knows what it’s like to live in poverty. After escaping from a violent marriage, she homeschooled her children while also working to provide for her family’s needs. “I… Read More

March 12, 2024
KC-area homeschool conference to add student learning screenings to resources for parents

Homeschooling parents in the Kansas City area can access an additional resource this spring – learning screenings for a snapshot of their child’s developmental progress. The Midwest Parent Educators (MPE)… Read More

March 6, 2024
New York CPS targets homeschool mom, claiming educational neglect after her move to Florida

A New York school district reported a homeschool mom to Child Protective Services (CPS) after she relocated to Florida, even though she had followed all applicable laws. Before the case… Read More

March 4, 2024
Dems’ New Hampshire bill would require all students, including those in private or home schools, to take state assessments

Legislation introduced by three Democrats in the New Hampshire state House would require all public, private and home school students to take standardized statewide assessments. If passed, the requirement would… Read More

February 27, 2024
‘No one can do that better than a parent’: FRC President Tony Perkins discusses the state of American education

As the longest serving president of the Family Research Council, Tony Perkins has spent his career defending families and advocating for public policies consistent with biblical values. “We [at FRC]… Read More

February 26, 2024
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
Families to protest bill in Oklahoma attacking homeschool freedoms, parental rights

Families in Oklahoma are preparing to gather Feb. 6 at the state’s Capitol to express concerns over recent legislation that seeks to limit their educational freedoms. Read More

January 30, 2024
School choice revolution empowers homeschoolers, too

(The Daily Signal) – A school choice revolution is sweeping the nation. Ten states have passed universal education choice initiatives in the past two years. In… Read More

January 29, 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