After recently withdrawing her son from public school because of safety and education concerns, a New York City mom went through all the required procedures to homeschool her son, but soon found Child Protective Services (CPS) coming after her. As a brand-new homeschooling mom, Tanya Acevedo feared that her parental rights would be swept away from

her when CPS arrived at her door and entered her house. Excusing herself momentarily, the apprehensive mom called an attorney at the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) for legal advice. “Hello? … Child Protective Services is in my living room,” Acevedo said in a shaken voice when an HSLDA attorney answered the phone. “What should I do?” READ MORE