Originally Sent: 8/27/2013
|August 27, 2013|
HSLDA will go to court to protect your rights. Read on!
A Tennessee court dropped truancy charges against a homeschooling member family after Home School Legal Defense Association established to the prosecutor that the family was homeschooling legally. Read more >>
Misinterpreting the law, public school superintendents sometimes deny parents the right to homeschool based on perceived inadequacies. In two such cases HSLDA recently defended a pair of families and helped restore their homeschool programs. Read more >>
A tax credit enacted in 1987 for tuition and books is still available to homeschoolers in certain situations. Read more >>
ParentRights.org is accepting birthday greetings and donations to honor the leadership of HSLDA Founder and Chairman Mike Farris. If you would like to participate, you need to hurry—tomorrow is the last day! Read more >>
What kind of stories make up your family history? Murders? Kidnappings? Years of forced servitude? On today’s Home School Heartbeat, Tracy Leininger Craven tells host Mike Farris how the tales her grandparents told her when she was 9 years old spurred her to write a book about the adventures of her ancestors during the French and Indian War! Read more >>
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. Read past issues in the newsletter archive >>
The ACT college entrance exam is being revised to accommodate the Common Core, further limiting college admissions options for homeschoolers and other students in decentralized educational programs. Get all the details >>
8. Special Needs Children’s Fund Accepting Applications
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 >>
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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