Homeschooling hasn't always been legal. The battle for the rights of parents to educate their children started in the 1970s and grew to a major movement in the 1980s. It was an important and hard-fought battle that can get lost in the ease of homeschooling laws today. But the past is important to understand so that we can see the possible obstacles in the future. Find out why homeschooling laws are important, where they are being eroded, and what we can do about it.