Heads Up for Kentucky Homeschoolers

Louisville’s WPFL is reporting on Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday’s plan of action. Where Homeschooling is Happening in Kentucky, and Why Education Leaders are Paying Attention By Devin Katayama Kentucky doesn’t monitor homeschooling very well, Education Commissioner Terry Holliday says. But as the state … Continue reading

White House Response to Romeike Petition – Words, Not Action

As reported here, a White House petition supporting the Romeike family asylum request reached a response threshold several months ago. The White House has responded. OFFICIAL WHITE HOUSE RESPONSE TO Immediate Action Requested for Romeikes—Grant Permanent Legal Status to Persecuted German Homeschool Family … Continue reading

Illinois Compulsory Attendance Age Lowered to 6 Years of Age

Memorial Day seems like a strange time to pass important legislation.  Unless you’re in Illinois.  After much debate and opposition from the minority party, the Illinois House passed Senate Bill 1307 calling for  compulsory attendance age to be reduced to 6 years of age. … Continue reading

Compulsory Attendance Age Lowering is Back

So is Senator K Lightford and her SB 1307. One lesson I’ve had to learn again and again in Illinois is logic and accountability are low on many legislators’ list. That’s why our governors are usually highlighted on comedy shows … Continue reading