Federal Relations



Protecting Children from Unnecessary Trauma
When Congress began addressing reforms to the child abuse legislation known as CAPTA, HSLDA immediately got involved in the discussion—to protect both children and their parents.

Push to Expand 529 Accounts Moves to Senate
Want to use more of your own money on educational expenses? The House of Representatives says “no,” but there’s still hope in the Senate for legislation that will help make this idea a reality.

Protect Children from Strip Searches, HSLDA Asks Supreme Court
We have filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case that could halt warrantless strip searches during child welfare investigations.

Labor Rule Discriminates Against Homeschool Teens
Several congressmen have joined HSLDA in our efforts to change an unwieldy DOL rule, which bans 14- and 15-year-old homeschoolers from working during public school hours.

Tax Credit for Scholarships Could Boost Homeschooling
The federal Department of Education secretary recently promoted a plan to grant tax credits to people who donate to state school choice scholarship funds.

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