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Truant Officer Seeks Information
A family new to homeschooling requested help when a truant officer showed up and asked if their children were obeying compulsory education laws.

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“You Need to Invite Me into Your Home”


College Improves Admissions Process


Study of Gems gets Green Light after HSLDA Letter


New England Conservatory Drops GED Demand after HSLDA Intervenes


Production and Recording School Admits Homeschool Grad after HSLDA Letter


Effingham Exempts Homeschoolers from Unreasonable Truancy Ordinance


HSLDA Rebuffs Demand for Meeting and Records


School Drops Demand That Child Enroll Part-Time To Receive Speech Therapy


Family’s Homeschool Rights Defended


HSLDA Letter Helps Turn Around Adoption Subsidy Denial


Illinois Homeschool Grad Enters Missouri Highway Patrol with HSLDA Help


Charleston Registration Bluff


Pass on Offer to “Verify” Your Private School


St. Francis Nursing Drops GED Demand


Right to Privacy Protected at Front Door

 HSLDA Alerts & Information (IL)
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3/30/2015Special Education Truancy Bill Stalls—Update
3/25/2015Help Stop Resolution Supporting Child’s Rights Convention
3/23/2015More Calls Needed to Stop Harsh Special Needs Truancy Bill
3/13/2015Calls Needed to Stop Harsh Special Needs Truancy Bill
3/6/2015Continue Opposing UN Treaty Resolution
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 State Legislation
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WATCH House Bill 3402: Increases the penalty for truancy on parents if their child is receiving special education services
3/27/2015

WATCH House Bill 3827: Increases Education Expense Tax Credit from $500 to $1,500
3/27/2015

WATCH Senate Bill 1410: Requires Religious Exemption Statement to be Signed by a Religious Official
4/24/2015

OPEN The Illinois Legislature is in Session
1/14/2015

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Illinois v. Walters Family
Illinois homeschooled family is dragged into court.

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