Issues & Research Library

In addition to monitoring laws about homeschooling, HSLDA watches a wide range of issues that could affect the ability of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children. Our issues library shares what we have learned so that our members and friends can stay informed and join the fight to preserve homeschool freedom.

College & Employment

College & Employment

Despite considerable progress, homeschool graduates occasionally face difficulties when applying to colleges or seeking employment.

Federal Education Policy

Federal Education Policy

HSLDA opposes federal spending on education as well as attempts to regulate teaching methods and curriculum.

Military

Military

HSLDA supports military families who homeschool and fights to ensure homeschool enlistees are recognized for their academic achievements.

Parental Rights

Parental Rights

HSLDA affirms the constitutional right of parents to direct the education and upbringing of their children.

Preventing Child Abuse

Preventing Child Abuse

Protecting children from abuse is an important responsibility of the entire homeschooling community.

Privacy

Privacy

Except in cases of compelling government interest, HSLDA believes a person’s right to privacy should always receive the highest protection.

Religious Freedom

Religious freedom is a fundamental right, and many parents choose homeschooling as a result of their religious beliefs.

Research

Research

Statistics, studies and demographic information on homeschooling.

Socialization

Socialization

How do you answer critics who worry that homeschooling will turn your kids into isolated introverts? With research and real-life success stories.

State and Local

State & Local Government

Though many states provide great freedoms for homeschoolers, curfews, attendance laws and other restrictive policies can threaten those freedoms.

Taxes

Tax Policy

There are no federal tax breaks for homeschooling, but some state and local laws offer relief.

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