Tag: Home School Legal Defense Association

Homeschooling

Homeschoolers Debate Federal Involvement in Cruz Tax Bill Amendment

Homeschoolers in the United States are debating whether an amendment to the GOP tax reform bill that would expand 529 College Savings Plans to allow use of tax-exempt funds to pay for homeschooling expenses will put homeschoolers at risk of federal oversight.

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Cuban Pastor Jailed for Homeschooling

A Cuban pastor has been sentenced to one year in prison for homeschooling his children after a government prosecutor said homeschooling “is not allowed in Cuba because it has a capitalist foundation,” says the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA).

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Texas Coaches Oppose Homeschooler ‘Tebow’ Bill

A new voice jumped into the debate over the proposed Texas “Tebow” bill which would allow homeschool students to participate in public school sports and other competitive extracurricular activities — the head of the Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA). He opposed the legislation over social media.

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Homeschoolers Question Texas ‘School Choice’ Bill

While President Donald Trump champions “school choice” on a national level and Governor Greg Abbott pledges to sign such a bill into law should one make it to his desk, some Texas homeschoolers question one piece of proposed school choice policy before the Legislature, Senate Bill 3.

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More Military Families Choosing Homeschooling Over Common Core

More military parents are choosing homeschooling as an alternative to the in-school environment, even as Common Core supporters tout supposed significant benefits of the nationalized standards particularly for these on-the-move families.