Parents on Social Media, Including Liberals, Threaten to Start Homeschooling Their Children in Opposition...

Among the initial opposition to Betsy DeVos' confirmation this week as education secretary were calls on social media by parents, including liberals, to start...

Mother in New York Arrested After Deciding to Homeschool; Children Taken from Her

Single mother Kiarre Harris started researching homeschooling last November. She says her two elementary school aged children weren't excelling at their failing Buffalo Public...

Homeschool Family Sues NYC After Being Subjected to 60-Day Investigation For “Educational Neglect”

America's premier homeschool advocacy organization is suing New York City after a homeschool mother was investigated by child protective services for "educational neglect" because...

Home School Legal Defense Association Urges Senators to Confirm Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary

The Home School Legal Defense Association, a conservative legal, advocacy, and lobbying group, sent a letter to U.S. senators this week, urging them to...

Rise In Homeschooling Expected to Continue

A report released this month shows that homeschooling doubled in size and increased in diversity between 1999 and 2012. The Department of Education report shows...

Department of Education Report Shows Homeschooling Doubled in Size, Became More Diverse

Experts are noting that as the homeschooling movement continues to rapidly grow, it is becoming more diverse ethnically, politically, and even religiously. In November the...

Number of Home-schooled Students in U.S. Has Doubled Since 1999

Approximately 1.8 million U.S. children were home-schooled in 2012, more than double the number that were home-schooled in 1999, when the federal government began...

How Homeschooling Can Revive Family Values

The state of our nation and the family is in desperate need of repair. In fact, it seems almost hopeless but I think the...

Obama’s Education Secretary John King says, Homeschoolers Have Limited Options

HSLDA has received word that U.S. Secretary of Education John King has said he is “concerned” about homeschooled students. As Politico.com reported: Education Secretary John...

Homeschoolers Rattled After Education Secretary John King Says Homeschool Families Aren’t Giving Their Children...

U.S. Education Secretary John King created a flurry of frustration and fear among homeschool advocates last week with comments viewed as ignorant at best...

How the Homeschooling of Simone Biles Helped Her Make It to Olympic Gold

At age 13, Simone Biles broke down in tears. She had decided not to attend a normal high school, opting for homeschooling in order...

Watch and Laugh: The Twelve Types of Homeschool Moms

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Homeschoolers Score Decisively Better on SAT Than Public and Private School Peers

Homeschoolers in America proved to score decisively better on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) than their peers in conventional public and private schools, outperforming...

Wife of Actor Kevin Sorbo Makes Case for Parents Overseeing Their Children’s Education In...

The wife of a well-known Christian actor is making the case for parents overseeing their children's education.  "I'm an advocate for homeschooling because I found...

Black Families Cite Racism, Not Religion, as Main Reason They Decide to Home-School

On a quiet street in Detroit, light pours into the back windows of the Kirksey home. In the back of the house the walls...

CDC Says Early School Day Negatively Affects Children’s Health; Is Homeschool the Answer?

A lack of sleep can have serious consequences in a school-age child's life. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, it can affect not...

Homeschooling Parents In Ohio Face Up to 23 Years In Jail for Missing Filing...

Parents from two homeschooling families in Ohio face up to 23 years in jail for missing filing deadlines imposed by the state. Despite the fact...

“Homeschoolers for Cruz”: One Christian Family Band’s Mission to Elect Ted Cruz

Initially, Becky and Marlin Bontrager disagreed about the number of children they wanted to have. Becky says that she wanted six, while her husband...

Essential Elements of a Thriving Homeschool Co-Op

The pleasures of homeschooling our children are many, the rewards great, and the challenges plentiful. Busy days of math and science supplemented with designated...

Social Worker Investigates Homeschooling Family Amid Claims That Children are ‘Unsocialized’

Amy’s voice was shaky when I called her one December evening after regular working hours.  It had been a typically busy day. In a single...