National Home Education Legal Defense
NHELD, LLC provides an Action Plan, regarding how to defeat proposed federal legislation, argument summary, and a link to the listing of the names of the members of the U.S. House and Senate.
Praxis National Teachers
If you are a college graduate and your state makes it a whole
lot easier to homeschool if you are a certified teacher, you
may qualify if you pass this test. Also a useful test if you
are already a teacher, but want to homeschool kids not in your
current subject area. Potentially useful to homeschool parents
who want to start up their own "school" for homeschoolers
or want to qualify to help fellow homeschoolers in states that
require a "teacher" to oversee homeschools.
American Civil Liberties
Search for articles about homeschooling issues, or subscribe
to an email list to keep on top of topics that concern you.
Thoughts on Protecting Children in Homeschooling Families
What, if any, new measures should be taken to help assure the safety of homeschooled children (particularly in reference to child abuse and neglect)? The NHEN Response to questions posed by the North Carolina Task Force of Child Fatalities.
Answering the CPS (Child Protective Services) Questions
A group of homeschoolers in my county decided to find answers to these questions. We invited Mr. Edwin Schuster, from the Virginia Child Protective Services, to speak with our group. Here is what we asked, and what he had to say. By Shay Seaborne.
Fight CPS and Win
Group fighting for Constitutional rights of families who have
had their children removed by Child Protective Services.
Information for Parents About Child Abuse and Neglect Laws and Investigations
It's highly unlikely that you and your family will be investigated for child abuse or neglect. However, there are a number of reasons why homeschoolers find it helpful to understand the process of such an investigation and think about how they would respond. By Larry and Susan Kaseman, HEM M/J 10.
Legal Resources and
Pending legislation, learn your rights, and what action to take
if you are accused. From Kidjacked.
victimized by children's protective services
Statistics show that 60 to 80% of ALL accusations of child abuse
are unfounded. Here's how to protect yourself from false accusations.
A Tax Write-off?
AN A to Z ARTICLE
Can I write off any homeschooling expenses on my taxes?
Copyright for Computer Authors
Of interest to those who are putting their personal creations
about homeschooling up on aggregating sites, such as About.com. Is it yours or theirs?
AN A to Z DIRECTORY
Actual laws, and links to interpretations of these laws provided
by your homeschooling guide. [Note: I am not a lawyer. You are
responsible for verifying these laws and getting appropriate
assistance in interpreting them.]
Lexis Global Law Library
You no longer have to register or pay a fee. Search for laws anywhere in the world the same way lawyers do.
American Association for
Site for locating a fully qualified trial lawyer in your jurisdiction.
Page in FindLaw.com where you can locate various types of family
A portal site to assist you with all sorts of legal questions.
Authoritative guide to the American legal profession. The database
is now regarded as the primary research source for information
about attorneys and law firms around the world.
A resource not only for figuring out how to contact your congressman,
but also for lesson ideas to use with your children.
Activities of the US Senate
The bulleted items on the blue bar link to detailed information
on legislative activity as of the close of business yesterday.
Here's where you can follow bills that are in committee or on
-- U.S. Congress on the Internet
Your first web stop for national information about bill progress,
historical documents, and the legislative process.