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Bradlee Dean awarded Education Liberty Award for Homeschool Advocacy

Bradlee Dean awarded Education Liberty Award for Homeschool Advocacy

There’s something about America’s stubborn sense of independence and strong families that forms the bedrock of greatness in this country. The rest of the world does not produce the Thomas Edisons, Bill Gates, or Steve Jobs of the world.

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A Way Out for College Kids

A Way Out for College Kids

American education is in trouble—that much seems to be a given. Our public schools and colleges are getting poor results, our young people are drowning in debt, new graduates can’t find jobs, and our overall rankings in the world are pretty dismal. We are greatly in need of a transformation, but we need to think big, because the problem is huge.

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Hearing on South Dakota Homeschool-Related Truancy Bill

Hearing on South Dakota Homeschool-Related Truancy Bill

SB 131, a bill to “provide that a truancy complaint is grounds to refuse a certificate for excuse from school attendance,” was scheduled to be heard in the South Dakota Senate Education Committee Thursday. This bill was deferred until Thursday Feb. 13 at the request of prime sponsor Democrat Senator Chuck Welke. Committee Chairman Senator Deb Soholt said it has come to light that there will likely be “significant” amendments to the bill,

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South Dakota Bill Threatens Homeschooling Rights

South Dakota Bill Threatens Homeschooling Rights

Senate Bill 131 says that if a public school official merely files a truancy complaint, the school board then has the absolute power to prevent the child from being homeschooled until the complaint is “resolved.” But schools and prosecutors could put off resolving the complaint for months or years!

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Feb. 6 South Dakota Legislative Billwatch

Feb. 6 South Dakota Legislative Billwatch

These are some of the bills we’re watching at American Clarion which are up for consideration in the South Dakota Legislature today. Among the more noteworthy ones include HB 1158 to provide government health care to pregnant illegal aliens, HB 1180 dealing with abortion, SB 101 to allow instruction in personhood, SB 112 to prohibit schools from preventing instruction in intelligent design, SB 131 which could be used to interfere with homeschoolers, economic development, educational standards and more.

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HSLDA Files Appeal for German Homeschool Family

HSLDA Files Appeal for German Homeschool Family

On Tuesday, May 28, Michael Farris, Chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association, filed an appeal to the entire 15-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit to re-hear the Romeike case, in which a three-judge panel in Cincinnati denied the German homeschooling family asylum for being persecuted in their home country.

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Eric Holder

Impeach Eric Holder, Repeat Offender

Attorney General Eric Holder has again shown his true colors – his disdain for America and her laws. Recently, he took action against the German Romeike family, which is seeking asylum in the United States after being forced to flee the country or risk losing their five children to the German government. Holder, who is appointed to magnify the law against crime, has instead repeatedly magnified crime against the law by violating our nation’s laws, and refusing to uphold our nation’s laws.

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Disregard for Parents’ Rights

Disregard for Parents’ Rights

The U.S. Justice Department is doubling down on the Administration’s anti-faith stance with a lawsuit against a German family seeking religious asylum in the United States. According to our esteemed Attorney General, the right to choose the best education for your child is not a fundamental individual liberty. When it comes to the education of our children, the government – not the parents – is the final authority.

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The Right to Educate Your Own Children

The Right to Educate Your Own Children

Socialist states like to control what their subjects, er, “citizens” learn and do. We saw that in Nazi (National Socialist) Germany, we see that in Nazi-era laws still being enforced in Germany…and we see that among some socialists in American government.

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Education Tax Credit Would Benefit All, Including Public Schools

Education Tax Credit Would Benefit All, Including Public Schools

South Dakota HB 1173 would extend a property tax credit to parents for education expenses the owner has incurred in educating their child. Liberals have already lined up in opposition to this, ignoring a number of key facts about the issue, not the least of which is that this bill could actually benefit the public education system in a number of ways.

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