special needs
Tennessee family switches to homeschooling after public school fails special-needs son

A Tennessee school district was failing a special-needs student, so his family decided to homeschool him instead. Seven-year-old William Rose has autism, ADHD, anxiety and depression, but the lack of… Read More

June 12, 2024
Family finds ‘peace of mind’ in homeschooling after physical attacks from bullying, special needs diagnoses

A Cuban family has found homeschooling to be the best educational option for their daughter Susana, who was physically attacked by one of her classmates at a public school in… Read More

May 8, 2024
‘They’ve come after me and never helped him’: Virginia father with special needs son hit with $600K lawsuit from district

A Virginia dad is being sued by his local school board after he complained about his special needs son not receiving legally mandated services. David Rife, a single father of… Read More

April 26, 2024
Report: Family sues school over teacher’s alleged ‘fight club’ discipline for 7-year-old

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A family reportedly sued a school in Indiana over a teacher’s alleged “fight club-style” discipline of their 7-year-old son from Aug. 2023 to Nov. 2023. Read More

April 22, 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
‘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
America’s public education system is failing boys

America’s public education system isn’t built for boys. Instead, it disproportionately diagnoses them with learning disabilities. In the 1970’s, just 3.7 million students were categorized as… Read More

December 6, 2023
Public Education
With 9,000 special needs students waitlisted, Florida congressmen push for mid-year school choice expansion

Florida Republicans want to expand one of the state’s four school choice scholarship programs to accommodate the thousands of waitlisted special needs students. The Family Empowerment… Read More

November 8, 2023
‘Especially cruel’: Mother of Down syndrome daughter calls Montgomery County’s denial to opt out of Pride content ‘an attack on children’

(The Daily Signal) – Muslim and Christian parents protested Wednesday outside the U.S. District Court of Maryland two hours before the court would hear arguments about the… Read More

August 10, 2023
Colorado health clinic promoted drag story hour to kids with autism

(The Daily Signal) – A Colorado health clinic that works with children who have autism promoted a Drag Story Hour event featuring adult drag queens performing for children,… Read More

June 22, 2023
Why special education needs school choice

Public education is often touted for providing a universal education. But recent reports reveal public schools often neglect to adequately provide for their special education students. A report from Advocates… Read More

June 9, 2023
Public Education
Nebraska special needs teacher charged with child abuse; ‘He could have died every day,’ says mother

A Nebraska City Public Schools (NCPS) teacher is being charged with felony child abuse for her actions against a disabled student. Mother Jennifer Egri became concerned when her… Read More

January 16, 2023
Courts, Public Education
‘School’s just not safe for him’: Special-needs student’s parents bring suit against district after years of bullying

A Colorado family is suing their school district for its alleged failure to protect their special-needs child from bullying, including being hit 27 times in the head while being… Read More

October 17, 2022
Christian Schools
Sioux Center Christian finds growth, success with ‘every child’ approach

A Christian school in Iowa is proving that Christian education can meet the needs of all sorts of children, including those with special educational requirements. Sixth… Read More

March 1, 2022
Christian Schools
Meeting Special Needs with Christian Education: A Call to Action

As a young mother of a newborn special needs daughter, I was faced with a perspective from some, including from physicians and medical professionals, who looked at my husband and… Read More

August 18, 2021