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.
Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal, and Rick Santorum participated in a forum hosted by the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators in Des Moines.
State Representative Sharon Steckman (D-Mason City) filed HF 214 that would repeal Independent Private Instruction enacted in 2013 in a legislative bargain.
(Des Moines, IA) Approximately 800 Iowa homeschoolers descended upon Des Moines and the State Capitol yesterday for the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators’ annual Homeschool Day at the Hill. The day began at the State Capitol building with lobbying efforts, as well as, brief remarks by Brenna Findley, former homeschooler and now legal advisor […]
The Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators (NICHE) will host their 6th annual Homeschool Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.
Shane Vander Hart, Eric Goranson, Bill Gustoff, & Aaron Gunsaulus discussed with Jan Mickelson on WHO Radio how we can improve school choice options in Iowa
The Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators rolled out their legislative priorities for 2012 today, their lobbyist William Gustoff shared what he’ll be focused on when the General Assembly is in session: Independent Private Instruction–Lessing the reporting requirements and granting more flexibility to home schoolers. Parent-Taught Driver Education–Let’s try it again! It will still face […]
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 […]
The Sioux City Journal ran an AP article citing the growing evangelical clout that will shape this upcoming caucus. I’m not sure I would call it growing… I think better organized would be a better way to describe what is going on in evangelical circles. I think it has always ben present, but it hasn’t […]
(Des Moines, IA) The Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators (NICHE) will hold its 2011 “Homeschool Day at the Capitol” on Wednesday, March 23. The event, which attracted nearly 900 attendees last year, is held annually to help homeschooling families effectively communicate and build relationships with their elected officials. Featured speakers this year will include […]
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 ParentalRights.org, […]