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Why do homeschoolers oppose the Common Core?

Dear Members and Friends,

Why do homeschoolers oppose the Common Core?

Because we’ve discovered that freedom is the key to educational success. Freedom gives us the flexibility to help our students find their own pace, discover their passions, develop their talents, and learn to excel. 849 more words


Farris and Co. Declare War on SCOTUS; Members Erupt Over HSLDA's Statement on Same-Sex Marriage

By Nicholas Ducote, HA Community Coordinator

Editors note 1: Story updated to include more information on HSLDA’s advocacy.

Editors note 2: Edited to include Michael Farris’ additional commentary on the Supreme Court published through Patrick Henry College. 1,406 more words


HSLDA Opposes Anti-Bullying Bill

CC image courtesy of Flickr, Working Word.

HA note: The following is reprinted with permission from Libby Anne’s blog Love Joy Feminism. It was  1,695 more words


HEAV's Rick Boyer Defends Josh Duggar and Bill Gothard, Claims "Abuse is the New Racism"

By R.L. Stollar, HA Community Coordinator

“Jim Bob just radiates Christ.”

~ Doug Phillips at the 2009 Men’s Leadership Summit

Rick Boyer, board member of Home Educators Association of Virginia (HEAV) and recent partner with HSLDA for HEAV’s March 2015 Leadership Conference, has publicly defended Josh Duggar, the oldest son of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar who was… 1,060 more words

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Michael Farris Admits RFRA's Discriminatory Intent

Michael Farris on the Hannity Show, YouTube screenshot.

HA note: The following is reprinted with permission from Kathryn Brightbill’s blog The Life and Opinions of Kathryn Elizabeth, Person… 1,127 more words

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Joe Naugler's Oldest Son Alleges Physical, Sexual Abuse; Children Not Returned

Joe and Nicole Naugler are in Breckenridge County Court this morning after having their 10 children taken away. pic.twitter.com/gD8qxnMbd3

— Jake Boswell (@JakeWBKO) May 11, 2015…

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HSLDA Praises Parental Assault on Black Child

By R.L. Stollar, HA Community Coordinator

The city of Baltimore has been in an uproar over the homicide of Freddie Gray, a black man who suffered a lethal spinal cord injury while in police custody.  622 more words

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