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New Developments with TSSAA and Homeschoolers

On March 11, 2015 the TSSAA Legislative Council voted to revise the Home School Rule in their Bylaws. So, what exactly do these new changes mean for homeschoolers? Read our full article over at Homeschooling in Williamson County...

German Family Children Seized in Shocking Raid

In November of 2012 April and I attended the first Global Home Education Conference in Berlin, Germany. I talked with Dirk Wunderlich about their homeschooling situation near Darmstadt and was really amazed and humbled by their commitment to do what God was leading them to do even in light of the threat. (You may also be familiar

Home Life News – Summertime is Here!

The staff at HomeLife Academy wants to wish you a blessed and prosperous summer. We are working diligently through the summer to prepare for 2013/2014 school year which is quickly approaching. Continue reading to catch up on the latest news, and enjoy our new look!

What Exactly Is Common Core?

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The Common Core State Standards Initiative, as it is now called, is a set of academic standards establishing the minimum basic content that students should be taught and at approximately what grade level they should be taught in English Language Arts and Math for grades K-12.

The Romeike Story: Help stop a German homeschool family from being deported from the U.S.

  HSLDA | The Romeike Case Aug 13, 2013 ... Help stop a German homeschool family from being deported from the U.S.. Sixth Circuit Denies Romeike Rehearing, HSLDA Promises to go to ... Jul 15, 2013 ... The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals denied HSLDA's request for rehearing of the Romeike case last Friday after seemingly showing interest ... Justice Department Ordered to Respond

Video from the Global Home Education Conference

On Nov. 1st, April and I were honored to attend the first Global Home Education Conference. I tried to grab a little bit of video with my flip camera and that’s just what I got … a little bit of video. We were so busy talking with incredible people, absorbing the amazing experience, and processing tons of

HSLDA: Update After GHEC [repost]

HOME SCHOOLING / INTERNATIONAL November 6, 2012 Global Conference Issues Call for Homeschool Freedom Read the text of the Berlin Declaration >> (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)The organizing board plans to make it possible for anyone to sign the document in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more information. Hundreds of homeschool leaders gathered last week in Berlin, Germany,

Meeting Mike Farris of HSLDA…

In 1990 I tagged along with my mom to a little-bitty workshop in a church in Memphis where this guy, Mike Farris, was to speak. I was 20. He was...younger. And he was on fire about this "homeschooling movement of God!" The HSLDA (Home School Legal Defense Association), which he founded along with Michael Smith,

African-Americans increasingly turn to home-schooling

Watch the latest video at Nationwide, home-schooling grew from 1.7 percent of the school-age population in 1999 to 2.9 percent in 2007, according to the U.S. Department of Education. The total number of kids being home-schooled has more than doubled since 1999 to more than two million, according to estimates. Some 220,000 of those

Home Education—is that legal? As a fundamental human right, it should be! [REPOST]

HLA has been invited to the following event in November. It appears God is opening doors, and wants us to serve families around the world! Since we have the ability to customize transcripts we already have a growing number of international homeschool students. Please pray about our involvement in promoting homeschool freedom worldwide! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Home