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The Top Ten Questions About Home Education
Answers to questions like "What do you do about SOCIALIZATION?", "Is home schooling legal?", and "Why do you home school your children?"

Ten Tips on Visiting a Congressman
A few ground rules for a successful lobbying visit. Many of these tips were suggested by congressional staffers and based on the National Center's collective lobbying experience.

 Federal Legislation

   113th Congress 

The 113th United States Congress is now in session. Watch here for new legislation that could affect homeschool freedom.

H.R. 4008—Educational Freedom Act of 2014

S. 1974—“Learning Opportunities Created At Local Level Act”

H.R. 207—To Amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to Make Members of Health Care Sharing Ministries Eligible to Establish Health Savings Accounts

H.R. 2099—To Provide for an Accounting of Total United States Contributions to the United Nations

S. 86—To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the Coverdell education savings accounts to allow homeschool education expenses

H.R. 791—“Continuum of Learning Act of 2013”

H.R. 1755—“Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013”

S. 815—“Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013”

H.R. 112—Measuring and Evaluating Trends for Reliability, Integrity, and Continued Success (METRICS) Act

H.R. 3865—Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014

H. Res. 19—“Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Senate should ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).”

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