New Book Brings Political Right, Left and Center Together to Stop Common Core


Resounding Books officially announced publication of Common Ground on Common Core an 18-essay volume from twenty top education experts and activists.

Eric Holder: Banning Homeschooling Doesn’t Violate Fundamental Rights

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I read an article written by Michael Farris, the founder and chair of HSLDA – the Home School Legal Defense Association.  In it he discussed the case made by government lawyers representing Attorney General Eric Holder during the court hearing for the Romeike family.  You may remember the Romeike’s sought political asylum in the United […]

United Nations Treaty Threatens Families, Senate Vote Imminent

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has scheduled a vote on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities treaty this week.

Do You Share Mitt Romney’s Values?

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Mitt Romney has been invited to speak in the past at Value Voter’s conferences. One of the many reasons given to vote for Mitt Romney is that he supposedly shares the values or worldview of many on the Christian Right. This does not bode well, if we share his values. Michael Farris, founder of the Home […]

Iowa Senate to Consider Independent Private Instruction Today (Update: Senators to Focus On)

Iowa State Senator Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock) is moving to amend a homeschool friendly bill (as amended in its current form), SF 423, to also include independent private instruction language from HF 588. Bill Gustoff, the legislative liaison for NICHE (Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators) and Scott Woodruff from HSLDA (Home School Legal Defense […]

New Hampshire Supreme Court Rules Homeschooled Girl to Stay in Public School

(Purcellville, VA) The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled today in favor of a divorced father who wanted his previously homeschooled daughter enrolled in public school. In the contentious case, Matter of Kurowski, the court confined itself to the facts and circumstances of the case holding that the trial court did not exceed its "discretion" when […]

Protecting Parental Rights

Over 800 homeschoolers brought together by the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators (NICHE) descended on the Iowa Capitol Building yesterday to meet with their legislators, hear from gubernatorial candidates, and hear Michael Farris speak on preserving parental rights.  Dr. Farris is the chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association, the founder of, […]