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Homeschooling is Not Abuse

Homeschooling is Not Abuse

In February, the Indiana Association of Home Educators (IAHE) was made aware of an upcoming event to be hosted at Harvard University titled “Homeschooling Summit: Problems, Politics, and Prospects for Reform.” Our Government Affairs Team has spent the past month...

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Has America become a homeschooling nation?

Has America become a homeschooling nation?

No. Not really.  In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, millions of school children are suddenly stuck at home. But, a shift in the location of children to the home does NOT equal homeschooling any more than a week full of snow days. For most families, it's...

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2020 IAHE Convention Update

2020 IAHE Convention Update

We deeply regret to announce that we are unable to move forward with the 35th Annual IAHE Home Educators Convention. Our team is working diligently behind the scenes to unravel such a large endeavor and it will take days before we can share more information. We are...

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2018 Homeschool Mom Conference and the IAHE

2018 Homeschool Mom Conference and the IAHE

Perhaps you've seen this image floating around Facebook this week? Did you know some of our very own IAHE members are involved? The 2018 Homeschool Mom Conference is an online conference June 4-10, 2018, that has over 150 sessions, over 100 individual speakers, a...

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Should I sign the school’s withdrawal form?

Should I sign the school’s withdrawal form?

The IAHE frequently receives questions from parents asking about the process of withdrawing their student from the public school system. Some of our top answers to many of these questions can be found here: Exploring Home Education Withdraw v. Transfer: Does it...

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What About Kindergarten?

What About Kindergarten?

Indiana compulsory school age does not begin until the school year that a student turns seven years of age. While Kindergarten is not mandatory in our state either, the majority of Indiana families consider this the beginning of formal education for their child. The...

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IAHE Visits the IMPD

IAHE Visits the IMPD

Last year, IAHE received several complaints that the IMPD was turning away homeschool graduates. So, we started investigating and researching to see how we could help.

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NHERI 2018 Research for IAHE State Capitol Day

NHERI 2018 Research for IAHE State Capitol Day

IAHE has commissioned Dr. Brian Ray of the National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI) to provide research for our elected officials at IAHE's Home School Day at the State Capitol on January 22, 2018.  You may review the research that will be enclosed in the...

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When Abuse Allegations Hit Home

When Abuse Allegations Hit Home

The homeschool community is deep in conversation this week over the tragic condition of the 13 Turpin children found in their home in California. While it's too soon to know the details of all that happened in this case, one thing is clear. There is no defense for the...

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