Protecting The Parents & Children of Missouri

Families for Home Education, the oldest and largest statewide home school organization in Missouri, has been serving Missouri home educators since 1983. FHE is comprised of members – you, not just a board and staff. The purpose of FHE is to protect the inalienable right of the parents of Missouri to teach their own children without further state regulation and control.


Families for Home Education
Provides The Homeschool Community

Workshops and special events for new home educators – connecting them with the homeschool community and providing materials and information

Provides Speakers For Meetings And Events – For Support Groups, Local Events, And Homeschool Conventions Across The State

Publishes Missouri specific resources: First Things First: A Guide for the Missouri Home Educator and A Homeschool Journal, which is perfect to help a homeschool with their record keeping requirements

A Homeschool Lobbyist in Jefferson City as well as works Hand-In-Hand With Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) To Ensure Your Right To Home Educate In The State Of Missouri


Join FHE

Protect the Right to Homeschooling in Missouri

Receive Member Only Newsletter, Bulletin, Legislative Alerts, Children’s Activities, HSLDA Group Discount & More

Get Exclusive Access To Online Resources Including Bulletin Archives, Downloadable Journal/Planbook, & Downloadable Hour Log

Maybe You Haven’t Even Heard Of Us, But FHE Has Been There For You For Almost 40 Years (1983), Protecting Your Freedom To Home Educate Your Children.

Members Rights Are Protected By Our Registered Lobbyist And You Can Receive Help Contacting Government Officials

2025 FHE Homeschool Day At The Capitol

Mark Your Calendars - Tuesday March 4, 2025 - Hope to see you at the Capitol! We must be ever vigilant to protect our homeschool freedoms!


Homeschoolers Gathered in 2024


Years of FHE Day At the Capitol

Families for Home Education
Recent Post and Legislative News

Recent News

SB 727 & HB 2287 - Governor Signed

Governor Signed SB 727 & HB 2287 on May 7, 2024 You may have heard, but the Governor did sign SB 727 and HB 2287 into law, and they will become effective on August 28, 2024. What does that mean to you as a traditional homeschooler? Not much really. You will continue to home educate your children as you always have. 1.Our homeschool definition and records/hours will be moved to a new RSMo Statute, 167.012, which helps to separate us from the other types of schools, including the new FPE...read more
Recent News

Heads UP - School Withdrawal

Heads UP: If you plan to start homeschooling (new to homeschooling) this fall and have not sent in your withdrawal letter to the public school, your withdrawal letter needs to be at the school before the first day. If that means you have to hand deliver instead of mailing it (the usual recommendation), then that is fine. But you need to do it ASAP. https://fhe-mo.org/withdrawalletter **Please disregard if you have already sent in your letter or have already been homeschooling. You are no longer in the public...read more
Recent News

SB 411 & 230 Final Update

5-13-2023 SB 411 & 230 Final Update The 2023 Legislative Session came to a close on Friday, May 12, 6:00pm. All bills still on House and Senate calendars and in the House and Senate committees have “died”. Those bills will not be considered. SB 411 and 230 has “died” in the House Fiscal Review Committee. For the first year the “Home School/Flex School” proposal went through the legislative process, the bill made remarkable progress. FHE had also supported repealing...read more