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October 25, 2004

Homeschool Freedoms Threatened in Michigan

Legislation is likely to be introduced in Michigan to increase restrictions on homeschoolers. The Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) has recently issued their legislative agenda. In section 6.70 of their Delegate Assembly Handbook, which is to be distributed November 5, 2004, the MASB outlines its plan to regulate homeschool families. The language specifically states,

The Michigan Association of School Boards urges the Michigan legislature to set standards for home schools, including a state registration and monitoring system, which would ensure that each child receives instruction comparable to that provided in the public schools in the district of the residence.

HSLDA will be working closely with Michigan legislators to prevent this potential bill from seeing the light of day.