Category Archives: Homeschool Rights

LEGISLATIVE HOMESCHOOL INFO FORUM – WE WANT YOUR PRESENCE AT THE CAPITOL!

The CT Legislature Children’s Committee Co-Chair Diana Urban, decided to hold what is termed “A Public Information Forum” on “homeschooling and communication” on April 26 from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm in Room 1B of the Legislative Office Building. Certain people were invited to speak at the forum, by invitation only, although the event will […]

CHN Conference June 16, 2018, Free Admission

The Amendment Touted by Senator Ted Cruz and His Supporters, Ostensibly to “Help” Parents by Giving Them a “Tax Break” for Homeschooling Their Children, is UnConstitutional and Should Not Become Law

NATIONAL HOME EDUCATION LEGAL DEFENSE, LLC Attorney Deborah G. Stevenson Founder P.O. Box 704                                                                                                                                                                                            Tel.: (860) 354-3590 Southbury, CT 06488                                                                                                                                                                                 Cell: (203) 206-4282 Email: stevenson@dgslawfirm.com December 8, 2017 The Amendment Touted by Senator Ted Cruz and His Supporters, Ostensibly to “Help” Parents by Giving Them a “Tax Break” for Homeschooling Their Children, is UnConstitutional and […]

Further Thoughts on the Parental Rights Amendment

FURTHER THOUGHTS ON THE PARENTAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT. November 28, 2017 Attorney Deborah G. Stevenson Founder, National Home Education Legal Defense, LLC. Stevenson@dgslawfirm.com I am very glad to see that so many people are seriously contemplating the ramifications of a proposed Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.  As some may be new to the idea, […]

Attorney Stevenson’s Response to the CT Law Tribune 6/5/17 Article on Homeschooling

June 5, 2017 RESPONSE TO EDITORIAL BOARD ARTICLE, “IT’S TIME TO EXAMINE REGULATING HOME SCHOOLING” It is unfortunate that before the Board published this article the Board did not reach out to those who know the most, and have the facts about, home schooling.  Had the Board done so, the Board certainly would have been […]

Another State *Reduces* Homeschool Regulations!

In 2014, 2015, and now – 2016, multiple states that held tight regulations on the homeschoolers in their states, have changed their minds.  West Virginia has now joined their ranks! The proof really is in the pudding as they say. Don’t fix what’s not broken also aptly applies. Homeschoolers are a dedicated lot. While there […]

Arkansas Nixes State Homeschool Testing!

After decades of having the law on the books, Arkansas lawmakers have done away with state-mandated testing of homeschoolers. Dee Black of the Home School Legal Defense Association says the state-mandated testing really served no purpose anymore. “At the time that homeschool laws began to be enacted in the early 1980s, there was still a […]

7 Children Kidnapped by State of Arkansas from Homeschool Family to Remain in State Custody

A world gone mad. Seven children in an Arkansas homeschooling family have been removed from their home, with no good reason.  Even the social workers stated they should not be removing the children, yet, it happened. Read more here

Press Release: Response to Final Recommendations of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission

NATIONAL HOME EDUCATION LEGAL DEFENSE, LLC Attorney Deborah G. Stevenson Founder P.O. Box 704 Tel.: (860) 354-3590 Southbury, CT 06488 Cell: (203) 206-4282 stevenson@dgslawfirm.com February 13, 2015 PRESS RELEASE RESPONSE TO FINAL RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE SANDY HOOK ADVISORY COMMISSION National Home Education Legal Defense, (NHELD), is disappointed, but not surprised, to learn that the Sandy […]

RESPONSE TO RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE SANDY HOOK ADVISORY COMMISSION

***PRESS RELEASE*** NATIONAL HOME EDUCATION LEGAL DEFENSE, LLC Attorney Deborah G. Stevenson, Founder P.O. BOX 704 Southbury, CT 06488 Tel.: (860) 354-3590 Cell: (203) 206-4282 Stevenson@dgslawfirm.com 1/16/15 RESPONSE TO RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE SANDY HOOK ADVISORY COMMISSION While parents of the state continue to await the final draft of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission’s report, National […]