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The Homeschool Non-Discrimination Act is now before Congress. Will it help homeschoolers, or is such legislation more dangerous than valuable? Join Mike Smith as he addresses this on today's Home School Heartbeat.
It is right to be concerned about the possible federal regulation of homeschooling. We have been fighting this for 20 years at HSLDA.
But this control is not in HONDA. In fact, the bill states that the federal government does not have the power to control home education. It also affirms that parents have the constitutional right to direct the upbringing of their children.
What HONDA does do is tweak decades-old federal law to lessen its impact on home education. Again, this is not about new law, but already existing law.
For example, there is no reason why a college admitting homeschool graduates should put in jeopardy its ability to award federal grants or guaranteed student loans.
HONDA is about clarifying a few laws already on the books as to their impact on home educators. It does not put federal control over home education.
For more information about the Home School Non-Discrimination Act, call us toll-free at 866-338-8614. That number again is 866-338-8614. Or you can visit us online at homeschoolheartbeat.com. That's homeschoolheartbeat.com.