This has been going on since May, 2002 -- congressionally mandated changes in the clearance procedures.
Curriculum requirements vary from one state to another, with some providing a list of mandated subject matter to homeschoolers according to grade level, and others allowing parents much more flexibility in deciding educational standards.
In 1975, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EHCA, PL 94-142) mandated that states provide a "free and appropriate public education" (FAPE) to all students, including those with physical, mental, or behavioral disabilities.
This means that even though nothing may be going on between you and this 14-year-old girl, a mandated reporter has an obligation to report the relationship to the police if they suspect that you are behaving inappropriately.
Since it is federally mandated that to be deemed authentic Black Hills gold, the jewelry must be manufactured in the Black Hills area, you may want to verify a company's manufacturing address before you purchase the jewelry.