Originally Sent: 8/20/2013
|August 20, 2013|
The expanding federal government has many people worried about their liberties. Read more below.
Though Home School Legal Defense Association continues to oppose the 2010 federal health care law, we must point out that the new laws do not mandate home visits by government officials. Read more >>
HSLDA’s director of federal relations will join numerous other experts to discuss the impact of the Common Core on education—including homeschooling. Read more >>
Teresa Scanlan never imagined that she could succeed in the pageant world, but in January 2011 17-year-old Teresa was crowned Miss America. What prepared Teresa for this tremendous opportunity? Tune into this week’s Home School Heartbeat with your host Mike Smith to hear that the secret behind the crown was homeschooling! Read more >>
With the enactment of House File 215, Iowa families now have five lawful options from which to choose when embarking on the homeschool voyage. Bear in mind that if you are going to file a Form A, it is due September 1. Read more >>
Since the state department of education changed the subject requirements for recognized private schools, HSLDA has received numerous questions on the topic. We hope this article helps clarify the situation. Read more >>
What can we do if we think abuse or neglect may be happening in a family? In part three of our article series on child abuse, HSLDA provides some guidelines that can help you decide how to respond. 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.
A family thanks Home School Foundation supporters for helping them acquire equipment for their special needs son. Read more >>
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 >>
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 >>
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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