The Truth about the RFRA and How it Might Affect Homeschoolers in Indiana

FB Legislative Update

The Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) gained nationwide attention during the 2015 legislative session. The Indiana Association of Home Educators (IAHE) testified in favor of Senate Bill (SB) 101 because religious freedom is one of two pillars (the other is parental rights) that allow homeschoolers to remain free of burdensome government regulation. The Original […]

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IAHE Homeschool Day @ Indiana Beach, June 2

Indiana Homeschool

IAHE has been able to get an incredible great deal at Indiana Beach Amusement Resort, in Monticello, IN on June 2. Hours are from 11:00am-6:00pm. All home school families and friends are welcome to attend. The price is $12.95 for rides and $22.95  for rides and waterpark,  spectators get in for $3.50 and 2 and under […]

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2015 Used Curriculum Sales

Here is a list of used curriculum sales that are happening across Indiana this spring. If you have one that you’d like to add, please send an email to office@iahe.net. (Details are listed on the IAHE calendar so you will need to log in before clicking the links.) April 25 – Lawrenceburg April 28 – […]

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Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory

Indiana Homeschool

Just what happened today at the Indiana Statehouse? In light of the recent “compromise” on the RFRA which was signed into law today, we would like to express our thoughts on what happened. First of all, the compromise was released this morning, giving us little time to analyze the legal language. Moreover, we had no […]

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Liberty is Strengthened; RFRA is Law

SEA 101 RFRA

IAHE was pleased to be present at the SEA 101 RFRA bill signing ceremony last Thursday. Indiana home educators should thank our Governor and the Indiana General Assembly for RFRA.  It strengthens Indiana homeschoolers’ standing before the courts in matters relating to religious freedom/freedom of conscience and our First Amendment rights.  Here’s how to contact […]

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SB 101 Third Reading Results

RFRA

How did your State Representative vote on third reading of SB 101? SB 101 or Religious Freedom Restoration Act passed third reading in the Indiana House today.  Here is the vote tally, so you may see how your State Representative voted.  SB 101’s next stop will be a return trip to the Senate since the […]

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Second Reading Update: SB 101

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Second Reading SB 101 Vote Results from Thursday SB 101 or the Religious Freedom Restoration Act passed out of Second Reading on Thursday without Amendments.   We have received questions about how State Representatives voted for the amendments.  Our hope was that there would be no amendments; fortunately, they failed. Here are the results of […]

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New Study: Black Homeschooling Families

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A new study of Black homeschooling families reveals remarkable findings. Dr. Brian Ray and the National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI) examined Black parents’ reasons for homeschooling and their children’s academic achievement. “The Black homeschool children’s high achievement test scores were very remarkable. Parents without teaching certificates helping their children from a traditionally low-achieving minority […]

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