2019 Homeschool Iowa Capitol Day

Hundreds of Iowa homeschooling families from all across the state of Iowa gathered at the Iowa Statehouse for our 2019 Homeschool Iowa Capitol Day.

Response to The Register on IPI

The Des Moines Register published an editorial calling for the complete elimination of Independent Private Instruction. Here’s our response.

An Eye on Legislation

We’re keeping an eye on homeschool-related legislation at the Iowa Statehouse. What bills have been filed? What do they call for? What is our response?

Your Family @Capitol Day

What is one of the most important elements needed to maintain our homeschooling freedoms in Iowa?
It’s you! It’s your homeschooling family!

“Wellness” Checks for Homeschoolers”

An Iowa legislator calls for all Iowa parents who have chosen a legal private education option to submit to periodic home visits to check on the “wellness” of their children.

Impact @ the Capitol

Over 800 homeschoolers from all across the state of Iowa registered to participate in the Homeschool Iowa Capitol Day in Des Moines. Attendees met with their legislators, heard from Governor Reynolds and other elected officials, participated in activities, and shared fellowship with other home educators.

2018 Capitol Day

You’ve undoubtedly heard the many attacks on homeschooling freedoms that have been made in recent months. 
 
Some prominent media sources and Iowa legislators have been calling for increased government oversight
of families providing home education outside of the public school system. 

Battling Misinformation

Battling Misinformation

The Iowa Legislature is now in session, and we’re hearing that there’s a lot of confusion and misinformation floating around the state capitol building. We shouldn’t be surprised, considering the recent attacks against homeschooling freedom.

Homeschooling & Child Abuse Fatalities

Recent tragic deaths of Iowa teenagers have focused attentions on efforts to identify the causes and propose responses. Because neither were attending an accredited school at the time their distressing deaths occurred, some have called for increased regulation of Iowa homeschooling families.