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HEF was established in 1991 to raise support and direct lobbying for home education in Tallahassee. 

HEF exists:

  • To PROMOTE and unify legislative action among home educators.
  • To evaluate and MONITOR issues which may affect home educators.
  • To INITIATE, draft and find sponsors for legislation to protect the rights and expand the privileges of home educators.
  • To PLAN, direct and coordinate lobbying efforts.
  • To EDUCATE Florida legislators about home education.
  • To provide a year round PRESENCE and a consistent voice for home educators in the Legislature and Department of Education.
  • HEF appreciates the support of individuals from around the state to fund their work.


For more information, visit the HEF website