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Home School Asylum Case Update

In Culture, Current Events, Family on March 3, 2010 at 10:14 pm

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In the nation of Germany, homeschooling is illegal. In recent years, a growing number of German families are testing the resolve of the national stance on this issue, and sometimes at great cost to themselves.

This feature takes a look at one family who is seeking asylum in the US so they can educate their children at home without government interference.

Guests include:

Mike Donnelly, Staff Counsel for the Home School Legal Defense Association
Uwa Romeike, Husband/Father seeking asylum for his family

If you’d like more information on how you can help other international home school families through the HSLDA, click here.

Ministry Profile: The Home School Foundation

In Culture, Family, General Interest, Testimonies on December 21, 2009 at 10:16 pm

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There are more than 2 million children nationwide who are educated at home by parents or relatives. While there are many blessings to home education, there are also challenges facing these families, particularly during these difficult economic times; but when a family faces an additional trial like illness, death of spouse or government interference, it can make it almost impossible. This feature profiles a ministry that reaches out to home school families in need.

Charles Hurst is the Executive Director of The Home School Foundation.

Homeschooling In Germany UPDATE

In Current Events, Family on September 24, 2008 at 8:53 pm


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This past January, officials in Germany removed 6 children from their Christian home and fined their parents for the crime of educating them at home.  This feature is an update on the Gorber family and what’s being done to challenge the country’s laws on education.  Guests include Esq. Michael Donnelly of the Home School Legal Defense Association and Jeorg Grosseluemern of the Network for Freedom and Education.

Home School History – Legal Battles

In Family, History on August 20, 2008 at 12:01 pm


Christopher Klicka, Senior Counsel – HSLDA

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Today’s feature focuses on the legal battles that faced the pioneers of the home school movement.  Guests include HSLDA’s Christopher Klicka (author of Home School Heroes) and Doug Phillips of Vision Forum.

If you’d like to hear the first feature in this series on the historical background of education in this country, click here:

Home School History

In Church, Culture, Family on August 11, 2008 at 9:32 pm

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Last Friday, the California Court of Appeals ruled that state statues permitted home schooling as a category of private school education.  This reversed an earlier opinion that had mandated all homeschooling in the state of CA to be done only by licensed teachers.  This feature looks at the early history of the movement and how legal battles like the recent one in CA have shaped it.  Chris Kilcka from the Home School Legal Defense Association is the featured guest.