Originally Sent: 8/13/2013
|August 13, 2013|
Disdain for homeschooling is coming from the highest echelons of government. Read on.
After four months of silence, the White House finally responded to a petition requesting asylum for a persecuted German homeschooling family by dodging the issue and failing to affirm parental rights. Read more >>
HSLDA’s fears regarding various UN treaties are being confirmed in the massive state social services bureaucracy proposed for the upbringing of Scottish children. Read more >>
President Obama is leading new efforts to ratify a dangerous UN treaty that would undermine parental rights. Help defeat this treaty before senators return to Washington in September. Read more >>
When a homeschool graduate encountered an unexpected roadblock to college admission, HSLDA was there to help. Read more >>
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is a challenge for any student, whether he is homeschooled or attends a traditional school. But a new study shows that homeschooling can boost an ADHD child’s academic success. Dr. Steven Duvall, director of the School Psychology Training Program at Fort Hays State University in Kansas, shares the results of his study with host Mike Smith on this week’s Home School Heartbeat. Read more >>
One year after its inception, response to the Home School Foundation’s Military Fund remains overwhelmingly positive. Read more >>
7. Special Needs Children’s Fund Enrollment Period
The Home School Foundation is now accepting applications to its fund created for families homeschooling children with special learning needs. If you or someone you know may be able to benefit from this fund, visit the Foundation website for more information.
The winning poems and names of all finalists are now available. Visit our contest webpage to enjoy the creativity and craft submitted by students 6-19 years old. View the winning poems >>
If your teens are entering high school this fall, we welcome you to HSLDA’s high school program. Our website has much information for all areas of high school, including a place to sign up to receive our free monthly email newsletter. Each month this publication focuses on a particular high school topic. Browse the newsletter archive >>
PHC Prep Academy’s AP courses combine the rigor of college-level material with a solid Christian worldview to give your high schooler a firm foundation for college. As an HSLDA member, you get $100 off each yearlong course. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity. Registration ends on August 16! See our list of courses >>
Most of the things our legal department deals with are no laughing matter. But it is good to laugh—so send us your best lawyer joke and you could win a $100 Visa gift card or both Drive Through History DVDs, your choice. Two winners will be announced on August 30. Read more >>
Are you a grandparent of homeschooled children? We want to hear your story! As part of HSLDA’s 30th anniversary celebration, we will be featuring the stories of several grandparents of homeschoolers in an upcoming issue of The Home School Court Report. You can participate through HSLDA’s Facebook page! Visit HSLDA’s Facebook page >>
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 Andrew Ferguson at firstname.lastname@example.org! Register now >>
Legislation in Your State
If you live in Arkansas, Connecticut, Indiana, 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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