Originally Sent: 8/26/2013
|From the HSLDA e-lert service|
Join 20,000 others...
The HSLDA Curriculum Market is buzzing with activity! Save money on new and used homeschooling materials, or sell your extras.
HSLDA Sends Letter to 354 Iowa School Districts about Families Not Filing Anything
Dear Iowa Members:
On August 23, I sent a friendly letter to the homeschool coordinators in all 354 Iowa school districts reassuring them that they did not need to worry if they hear nothing at all from homeschool families they usually hear from this time of year. For the complete text of the letter, click here.
I explained that one of the main purposes of the new homeschool law was to reduce paperwork that school administrators and families must handle. I told the homeschool coordinators that families can be in complete compliance with the new law without filing anything at all—without even telling the school district they are going to operate under option 4 or 5. (Families who choose options 1, 2, or 3 will file a Form A)
If you choose option 4 or 5, it may feel strange to you that you can homeschool without filing anything at the beginning of the year. Just go ahead and enjoy your new freedom!
Because of the letter HSLDA sent out, school districts know they will hear nothing at all from option 4 or 5 families. Hopefully school districts will enjoy having less paperwork to file!
If you think you are in an unusual situation that makes it worthwhile for you to tell the school system you are choosing option 4 or 5 even though it is not legally mandated, feel free to call and discuss it with us.
(For an explanation of the options, click on the letter above or click here.)
Scott A. Woodruff, Esq.,
The HSLDA E-lert Service is a service of:
Home School Legal Defense Association • P.O. Box 3000 • Purcellville, Virginia 20134-9000
Subscription Information: You subscribed to the HSLDA E-lert Service as:
POSTMASTERS: This message is being sent to the most recent address we have for our subscribers. If this is an invalid email address or you have other problems, please reply to firstname.lastname@example.org.
DISCLAIMER: This is considered a private and confidential message from HSLDA to its bonafide HSLDA E-lert Service subscribers. HSLDA cannot attest to the authenticity of copies posted, forwarded, or sent by any party other than HSLDA.
NOTE: Please do not reply or otherwise use this email address; email@example.com is for broadcast purposes only and is not intended to receive incoming messages. We cannot reply to any email sent to this address. If you have comments or questions, please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call HSLDA at 540-338-5600. HSLDA members can also email staff directly through the Members website at http://members.hslda.org/contact.asp. Thank you for your cooperation.
© 2016 HSLDA. All rights reserved.