Originally Sent: 7/9/2013
|July 9, 2013|
Here are this week’s top stories.
Home School Legal Defense Association defended a family whose case involving alleged school absences was based on a restrictive view of the law that threatened all homeschoolers. Read more >>
A homeschool family credited HSLDA with helping attain speedy resolution to a problem with the state revenue department. Read more >>
Under the revised private instruction option, Iowa parents can homeschool with a minimal amount of oversight. Read more >>
It’s difficult to travel in a struggling economy, and it’s easy to be lax in practicing hospitality. How do these problems relate? Tune into this week’s Home School Heartbeat to hear Mike Smith and Theresa Bowen talk about A Candle in the Window, a hospitality network that provides an economical way to travel and encourages fellowship! Read more >>
If you have a high school student, chances are you’ve heard something about Advanced Placement courses. But are they the right fit for your son or daughter? What makes them different from other high school courses? Get the free download from PHC Prep Academy—“Ten Things You Need to Know about AP Courses and Exams”—to find answers to your AP questions. Get the free download >>
HSLDA’s annual student photo contest will close August 1, so take advantage of the summertime to explore the fun of photography with your children and share your finds with us! Students can submit multiple entries. Contest details and entry form >>
The Christmas Card contest is still going on at the Home School Foundation, open to all homeschoolers ages 15-plus (this includes parents!) and no entry fee! Submit a photo, picture of artwork, or other beautiful graphic design that would make a great greeting card. Details on HSF’s website >>
Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in this incredible online learning experience! Whether you are a high school student looking to beef up your transcript, or an adult simply wanting to become a more informed citizen, this course is for you. Space is limited. Direct questions to Logan Spena at firstname.lastname@example.org! Register now >>
From medically sensitive children, to gifted, across the autism spectrum, to children with mild to severe learning disabilities, more and more families are choosing to homeschool. These parents find out that teaching at home truly is an “individualized education plan.” Find out how the HSLDA team of special needs consultants can equip and encourage you along this new journey! Read more >>
Gain insight on international leadership from HSLDA Director of International Affairs Mike Donnelly and others July 21-26 in Washington, D.C. Hosted by The Leadership Institute, the International Leadership Training School includes meals, housing, and a tour of the Capitol, Mall, and Heritage Foundation. Topics include “Starting a Pro-Family Movement,” “Voter ID and Targeting,” and “Pro-Family Principles in Leadership.” Read more >>
Legislation in Your State
If you live in Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Washington, Wisconsin, or West Virginia, click on the name of your state or the link below to learn about legislation that could affect your freedom to homeschool.
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