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.
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 […]