Laws & Regulations

Privatization of Education

Privatization of Education

HEM political analysts and homeschooling parents Larry and Susan Kaseman write about an important and timely topic in the current January-February issue of Home Education Magazine: Beware of Privatization of Education: It Reduces Our Homeschooling Freedoms: “Privatization of education means transferring taxpayers’ dollars designated for public education to private institutions, corporations, and/or individuals instead...
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Child Abuse and Neglect Laws

Child Abuse and Neglect Laws

It’s highly unlikely that you and your family will be investigated for child abuse or neglect. However, there are a number of reasons why homeschoolers find it helpful to understand the process of such an investigation and think about how they would respond. • Since anyone can file a complaint of suspected child abuse...
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Parental Rights Amendment?

In the July/August 2009 issue of Home Education Magazine Larry and Susan Kaseman address a very timely issue: Yes – Parental Rights, No – Constitutional Amendment As citizens, we need to be alert for threats to our rights and responsibilities, whether these threats come from the government or other organizations or both. Our rights...
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Pennsylvania Legal Challenge

Pennsylvania Legal Challenge

From the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Tribune-Review, August 20, 2009: A Murrysville couple, long at odds with the Franklin Regional School District over the home-schooling of their now-grown children, filed a lawsuit in Westmoreland County Wednesday seeking a ruling to overturn laws that give public school districts the right to oversee home education. The lawsuit was...
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Homeschooling in Texas

Homeschooling in Texas

School zone: Benefits to home-schooling Thursday, August 20, 2009 By Ron Trevino / 11 News HOUSTON – It’s estimated that at least two million kids across the country are home-schooled, and more than 300,000 of those children live in Texas. This form of education continues to be a popular alternative to public schools for...
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