NHELD Update – New Connecticut Mental Health Bill

A new Senate bill has been placed on the Connecticut Children's Committee agenda scheduled for hearing on February 14.  National Home Legal Defense  (NHELD) offers more information about this bill in the organization's new Bulletin – More CT Proposed Legislation Regarding Children’s Mental Health Assessment. There are … Continue reading

Connecticut Presents Bill Regarding Children’s Mental Health Assessments

The National Home Education Legal Defense (NHELD) –  Bulletin #74 responds to Connecticut's Senate Bill 374 – An act requiring behavorial mental health assessments for children. Deborah Stevenson offered information and caution regarding this bill in the Public Health Committee with two sponsors. Below is part of NHELD's … Continue reading

Homeschooling and Public School Sports Activities

Several states, including¬†Georgia and Alabama introduced “Tim Tebow” bills allowing homeschoolers to participate in public school sports and other activities under the school control. ¬†Both Georgia’s and Alabama’s bills failed in 2011, as did Virginia’s in the past legislative session. … Continue reading