Shane Vander Hart: Since it is the start of a new legislative session, The Des Moines Register takes yet another shot at homeschooling in 2018.
The Des Moines Register followed up years of anti-homeschooling coverage with a push poll that supports the change in Iowa’s law they advocated for.
The Des Moines Register once again attacks Iowa homeschooling families and the new freedom they enjoy under independent private instruction.
State Representative Sharon Steckman (D-Mason City) filed HF 214 that would repeal Independent Private Instruction enacted in 2013 in a legislative bargain.
The Des Moines Register engages in misinformation and fear mongering in their Sunday editorial that is nothing but an attempt to smear homeschooling.
The Iowa Legislature approved home education measures within a education reform bill that will make Iowa one of the best states to home school.
Conflicting education reform bills are being discussed in a joint Iowa House and Senate Conference Committee to iron out differences.
The Iowa House passed HF 215, Governor Terry Branstad’s education reform bill, here are the good, the bad and the ugly aspects of this bill as amended.
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 […]