Home School Legal Defense Association
17333 Pickwick Drive
Purcellville, VA 20132
HSLDA is an advocacy group offering legal advice and representation in homeschool court cases. Its Web site provides news about homeschooling, answers to frequently asked questions, a searchable “Issues Library,” a calendar of events, and links to a variety of other Web sites of interest to homeschooling parents. By selecting a specific state, parents can access a summary of laws affecting homeschooling in that state, together with contact information for state organizations that support homeschooling.
National Home Education Research Institute
P.O. Box 13939
Salem, OR 97309
NHERI provides research and technical reports on home education, serving as a clearinghouse for home educators, researchers, and policy-makers. Aims to educate the public about research findings on home education.
National Homeschool Association
P.O. Box 327
Webster, NY 14580-0327
NHA advocates individual choice and freedom in education and aims to educate the public about home education.
PUBLICATIONS AND WEB SITES
Home Education Magazine
A leading homeschool periodical, offering news and advice for new and experienced homeschoolers. The Web site offers news and advice, chat rooms, a searchable archive, legal information by state, lists of support groups, and links to resources including books, curricula, and other Web sites.
The Teaching Home
A homeschool magazine written and published by homeschooling parents and kids, with a Christian emphasis. Web site offers a list of support groups, links to book and curriculum suppliers, and Q&A section for new or prospective homeschoolers.
Jon’s Homeschool Resource Page
A popular Web site created and maintained by a homeschooling father who favors the “unschooling” approach. Offers online essays, handbooks, and an extensive list of resources, including support groups, links to homeschool sites representing the diverse array of homeschool philosophies, and college information for homeschool graduates.
Learn in Freedom
Karl M. Bunday’s “Learn in Freedom” Web site offers the most complete guide to homeschool resources–by country, state, social group, and intended audience. The site also lists how-to books on homeschooling.
Complete Home Learning Source Book By Rebecca Rupp, Crown Publishers, 201 East 50th Street, New York, NY 10022, 212/751-2600. This 865-page catalog lists hundreds of products from educational books to games, from videos to curriculum guides.