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...

Education Secretary In England Fears Homeschooling Is ‘Poisoning’ Kids

The education secretary has ordered officials to review home education in England over fears that parents could be "poisoning" their children's minds. According to senior...

As High Court Rules Atheism Must Be Taught in Schools, Homeschooling Surges by 65%...

As humanists are going to courts to force schools to teach atheism, Britain's Education Secretary Nicky Morgan said schools are allowed to give priority...

Goals for Good Readers

A mom approached me after a seminar and said, "Would it be helpful if I crawl into my child's bedroom at night and read...

Texas’ Highest Court to Rule on Christian Couple’s Homeschooling Curriculum

Texas' highest court will decide whether or not a devout Christian couple can homeschool their children without proving to officials that they are teaching...

Homeschooling on the Rise in Washington, D.C.

Home schooling appears to be an increasingly popular education option for families in the District of Columbia. The number of registered home-schooling families has grown...

Why Moms Should Consider Finding a Mentor for Their Daughter

Some of you might have grown up hearing Dick Clark play songs on American Bandstand, asking for ratings from eager teens. If it was...

Homeschool Graduate Denied Admission to Tech School

Home School Legal Defense Association recently assisted an applicant to the phlebotomy program at Savannah Technical College after the school refused her admission as...

10 Tips for a High Tech Homeschool

We all want our kids to be prepared for their future, so helping them become tech savvy is critical. But, how do you involve...

After Clock Controversy, Ahmed Mohamed and his Siblings to Be Homeschooled

The family of Ahmed Mohamed, the boy who was arrested for bringing a homemade clock into school that was mistaken for a bomb, has...

Homeschooling Your Public School Kids

We are used to calling the expert. It’s what we do anytime something around us needs to be repaired. It might be when our...

How to Create Brilliant Students

A brilliant student need not be naturally brilliant. A brilliant student is simply a student who studies brilliantly, cooperating with how his or her...

Homeschooling Is the New Path to Harvard

18-year-old Claire Dickson is entering into Harvard College this fall. What got her into the most famous school in the world, one with a record-low...

Interest in Homeschooling Surges as Parents Look to Sidestep California Vaccine Law

With the passage of a new law this summer mandating vaccines for school kids in California, home school advocates and organizations say they are...

How to Be a Gentle Homeschooler

My three youngest children recently acquired pets which have become an exciting part of their homeschool education. Did I say pets? I meant livestock....