State Senator Matt McCoy (D-Des Moines) introduced a bill into the Iowa Senate that would require parents who homeschool under independent private instruction (IPI) to submit a written notice to their local school districts by September 1st of their intent to do so.
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.
Homeschooling was never listed as a risk factor by the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities nor was it even mentioned in the report.
Mike Farris, founder and chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association, was named the new President and CEO for Alliance Defending Freedom.
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King said that he has concerns aren’t “getting the range of options that are good for all kids.”
Bobby Jindal, Mike Huckabee, and Rick Santorum addressed conservative Christians, along with 11 other speakers, at the Caffeinated Thoughts Briefing.
ParentalRights.org ask Iowa State Representatives to oppose SF 345, the anti-bullying bill, that is potentially harmful to Iowa’s homeschooling families.
Several grassroots groups are urging Gov. Mary Fallin (R-OK), Chair of the National Governors Association, to end the Common Core State Standards Initiative
Liberals protesting the changes made in Iowa homeschooling law put their ignorance of and ideology against home education on full display.
The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the Romeike family who sought asylum in the United States due to Germany’s ban on homeschooling.
9,788,450 Twitter users to #StopCommonCore to call on ordinary citizens to join and lobby for repeal of Common Core State Standards.
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 […]
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has scheduled a vote on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities treaty this week.
Nobert Blum, former German Minister of Labor and member of the German CDU Party said homeschooling is a healthy response to Germany’s state school monopoly.
I’ve been very critical of him before, but I have to give him kudos here. In a letter sent to Michael Farris, chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association Mitt Romney pledged not to support or sign the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child. He wrote: Thank you for contacting me on […]
Shane Vander Hart says not only were President Obama’s education proposals in his State of the Union address unconstitutional, they are historically unprecedented and reveal his lust for power.