Senate Bill Lowering Compulsory Attendance Age in Education Committee

Assistant Senate Majority Leader Lightford's bill proposal [SB 1307] lowers the compulsory school attendance age to 5 years of age from 7.  It has moved to the Education Committee.  State Senator Obama's replacement tried this twice before.  That lack of success hasn't deterred … Continue reading

Illinois Homeschool PAC Endorsements

If you're in Illinois, please check the Illinois Homeschool PAC endorsements out before you vote tomorrow.  Hopefully you checked them already before an early vote. Visit the PAC website to see if your candidate(s) completed our 2012 election questionnaire.  One … Continue reading

The UN’s Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Should Be Opposed

The Foreign Relations Senate Committee held a hearing on July 12 regarding the U.N.’s Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Opponents to the treaty ratification testified at the hearing.  They were a Heritage Foundation representative and a Home … Continue reading