Don’t Be Afraid to Send Your Disabled Child to Public School

Since 1999, more and more disabled children are being homeschooled. There is limited research on this topic, but it is one of great interest to myself and others. A child having a psychiatric disability or a physical disability,… Read More

Homeschool Advocates Support WV College Access Bill

For Immediate Release: Homeschooled students do not need barriers to college attendance 02/03/2020—The Coalition for Responsible Home Education (CRHE), a national nonprofit organization that advocates for homeschooled children, is supporting House Bill 2034, which would help ensure that… Read More

Homeschool Advocates Urge Indiana Lawmakers to Pass SB 428

For Immediate Release: Better data collection would help protect vulnerable children 02/04/2020—The Coalition for Responsible Home Education (CRHE), a national nonprofit organization that advocates for homeschooled children, is urging Indiana lawmakers to pass Senate Bill 428, which would… Read More

Letter from our Executive Director

This summer, our board of directors met in-person and spent three days building a vision for our organization’s future. The ideas we shared were invigorating.  In the future, we envision having a social work department to help connect… Read More

Horrific Homeschool Homicide Case Changes Laws, But It Is Not Enough

A horrific murder case has come out of Georgia in recent weeks which is changing homeschool law in that state. Finally, law-makers are attempting to create more regulations to protect children who are pulled from public school under… Read More

Victory for Homeschooled Students in Georgia!

For Immediate Release: Lawmakers supported homeschooled students last week by passing bill to catch parents who abuse the law Canton, Ma., 04/03/2019—The Coalition for Responsible Home Education (CRHE), a national nonprofit founded by homeschool alumni to advocate for… Read More

Erica Parsons: The Hallmarks of a Homeschool Child Torture Case

The story of Erica Parsons, the little North Carolina girl who was homeschooled, tortured and then missing for years, may seem like it has come to a close today as charges were finally brought against her adoptive parents… Read More

Homeschool, Disability and Homicide: The Story of Erica Parsons

UPDATE: Sandy and Casey Parsons indicted for killing and dismembering Erica: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article201056599.html The autopsy results for Erica have been made public and indicate she died from homicidal violence:  http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/crime/article193791169.html Erica Parsons, for those who have not been following the story,… Read More

Victimization of Autistic Children: The Savannah Leckie Case

Autistic people are more likely to be victims of violent crime. The Autistic Self-Advocacy Network (ASAN) states in its online literature that  “…the safety of autistic people is a critical concern for autistic self-advocates, federal and state government agencies, parents, and other stakeholders.”… Read More

Listen to Rachel Coleman on Press Play KCRW

Listen to Rachel Coleman on Press Play with Madeleine Brand. (We’re sorry, we don’t currently have a written transcript of the broadcast. If that’s something you’d like to help with, let us know)