What is one of the most important elements needed to maintain our homeschooling freedoms in Iowa?
It’s you! It’s your homeschooling family!
As the January 8 opening of the 2018 Iowa Legislative Session approaches, anti-homeschool rumblings can continually be heard. High-profile individuals and organizations are calling for increased regulation and oversight for homeschooling families. In a recent public forum and in a published editorial, the American Association of University Women addressed the topic of homeschooling in Iowa – especially Independent Private Instruction … Read More
“Can the school require me to provide that information?” “Do I have to file that form?” “Is that a legal mandate?” Homeschool Iowa receives questions like these all year long – but especially at back-to-school time. One of the many services we provide is assistance in clarifying and meeting homeschool legal requirements in Iowa. While the Iowa law and rules … Read More
Every Iowa homeschooling parent has to choose a homeschooling legal option. Some of you have been homeschooling for years using the same legal option every year. Some of you have utilized a variety of options during your homeschooling years. Some of you are just starting to homeschool and are facing the decision for the first time. Regardless, you can use … Read More
The devastating destruction resulting from a violent storm that struck our farm last week has caused me to think of how quickly life can change. On Thursday afternoon, our crops were healthy and growing. My garden looked beautiful, full of well-tended plants, already yielding produce. On Thursday evening, all was destroyed. Our crops were decimated. My garden was devastated. What does this have … Read More