Child Abuse, Homeschooling, and the CECANF Report

Last October, sixteen-year-old Natalie Finn of West Des Moines, Iowa, died of starvation and severe abuse at the hands of her parents, who homeschooled her to conceal her abuse. After meeting with officials from Iowa’s Department of Human… Read More

Buy a Book and Support CRHE!

Author M Dolon Hickman is donating the proceeds from 13:24 | A Story of Faith and Obsession, to CRHE until December 31st! You can buy his book for yourself or as a gift and support CRHE at the same… Read More

Voice Your Support for CRHE!

We have recently added a new feature to our website—a new way for individuals supportive of our mission to voice that support and contribute to our efforts. Our Signatures section allows individuals—including homeschool alumni, homeschooling parents, and others—to show… Read More

Statement Supporting Kentucky’s Decision to Track Homeschool Transfers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Homeschooling Should Not Be Used to Pad High School Graduation Rates Canton, Ma.—Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday recently announced that his department will begin tracking the number of high school students who withdraw to be… Read More

Executive Director Rachel Coleman on Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane

This morning Executive Director Rachel Coleman appeared on Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane. Other guests included Motoko Rich of the New York Times and Michael Farris of HSLDA. We are pleased to see this issue gaining more attention. You can… Read More

Why Homeschooling Needs Oversight: Responding to HSLDA and WORLD

Today WORLD Magazine posted an article listing our policy recommendations alongside a response by the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA). The article’s author, Daniel Devine, did not offer us space to respond, so we will do so… Read More

CRHE to World Magazine: Don’t Downplay Abuse and Neglect

Today WORLD Magazine—an evangelical Christian news magazine established in 1986—published an article titled “Homeschool debate: How to keep a few bad apples from spoiling the bushel,” written by Daniel Devine. CRHE corresponded extensively with Devine prior to this… Read More

CRHE’s Heather Doney on America Tonight

This week CRHE’s executive director, Heather Doney, was featured heavily on an America Tonight spot on oversight of homeschooling. We are pleased with this opportunity for positive exposure, and hope that this segment will introduce viewers to the… Read More