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As home schooling soars in U.S., Catholic schools struggle to recover from pandemic

Nov 18, 2023

By Daniel Payne

According to the latest data, more children are being home-schooled in the U.S. than attend Catholic schools. Read more

The Romeike Family.

German Christian home-schooling family reportedly given stay of deportation

Oct 9, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The Romeike family faced potential deportation by the Biden administration after having spent over a decade in the United States. Read more

The Romeike family fled from Germany in order to homeschool their children, and now faces deportation from the U.S.

Congress members urge DOJ to reject deportation of German family who sought asylum in US

Oct 6, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The Romeikes were granted deferred action status in 2013 after conflicts with the German government about home-schooling their children. Read more

The Romeike family fled from Germany in order to home-school their children and now faces deportation from the U.S.

Family who fled Germany to home-school their kids faces deportation from the U.S.

Sep 26, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The Romeikes fled Germany in 2009 over the country’s severe compulsory education laws and now face deportation from the U.S. Read more

Brazilian home-schooling mom Regiane Cichelero.

Brazilian mom fined for homeschooling her son and instilling Christian values

Aug 17, 2023

By Abel Camasca

The local prosecutor’s office began legal proceedings against the mother for failing to enroll her minor child in the school... Read more

Is homeschooling ‘dangerous’? Parents, former students respond to Harvard professor 

Apr 23, 2020

By Mary Farrow

Homeschool parents and graduates respond to the idea that homeschooling is a public danger.  Read more

Child with schoolbag at home.

How are Catholics coping with school closures?

Mar 17, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The coronavirus pandemic has caused Catholic schools across the United States to close. With no clear timeline for when they... Read more

The Wunderlich children.

German homeschooling family granted custody while awaiting appeal

Jul 2, 2019

A court in Germany has ruled that a homeschooling Christian couple may retain custody of their children as they await... Read more

Turpin abuse case prompts debate on homeschool oversight

Jan 24, 2018

By Kevin J. Jones

A horrifying case of alleged child abuse in a large homeschooling family in California has sparked calls for more regulation... Read more

Donald Trump.

After Trump’s address to Congress, pro-lifers stress protections in health care

Mar 1, 2017

By Matt Hadro

After President Donald Trump addressed a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, pro-life leaders wished he had spoken more to... Read more

The Wunderlich family met HSLDA Founder and Chairman Mike Farris (center) in Berlin during a conference in October 2012. Courtesy: Home School Legal Defense Association.

German raid on home-schooling family draws condemnation

Sep 4, 2013

German officials’ seizure of four home-schooled children last week prompted strong objections from American home schooling advocates who say the... Read more