Kathy Weitz explains the value of poetry and shares tips for studying it. This week on Home School Heartbeat >> We protect your right to homeschool. Join HSLDA today! Get the complete common core documentary extended 3-DVD set, Building the Machine. Watch the preview & order now >> Husband's final words gave this widow strength to keep homeschooling. Read Dana's story > See the winning entries from HSLDA's 2014 Photo Contest for homeschooled students! >>
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Building the Machine--trailer

Building the Machine: Official Trailer
The groundbreaking new documentary about the Common Core.

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