I'm tell'n it! The National Governors Assoc and others are working on a state standards intitative for common core standards in education. You can read it all at corestandards.org. Homeschool Legal Defense is working to keep government out of homeschooling. You can read HSLDA.org to get the latest info.
Everyone who homeschools needs to be aware that while this movement is more accepted today than in the past, there continue to be threats in this area.
Homeschool Legal Advantage advises several things while homeschooling. You can readHandling Legal Challenges.
As homeschoolers we must be wise and aware of all situations and do what is best for our families.
There's some great info on both HSLDA and HLA websites on home education.