Homeschooling Heroes

homeschooling families at the capitol

I am often reminded of the shoulders of giants that we stand upon.  When we hear a knock at the door during school hours, we don’t have to tell the children to run and hide because it could be CPS doing a check to make sure we aren’t “illegally homeschooling.”  When we choose our curriculum in AZ we do it without oversight or fear of any testing requirements.   One of those giants I wanted to mention is Mike Smith, the President of HSLDA (Homeschool Legal Defense Association).  It was Read More …

Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) Weighs In

We submitted a request with questions after my last post to you all. They called my husband very promptly, excellent customer service. The big question on my mind was can ESA contract families continue to get HSLDA protection. I’m not willing to give that up. The answer is that you can continue to be HSLDA members with ESA contract status. The only thing is they won’t get involved with arguments over what is a qualified purchase. They said, “That’s between you and the state.” So if you buy curriculum and they say, “No, Read More …