Originally Sent: 11/6/2013
|November 5, 2013|
The dangerous UN disabilities treaty is back. We need to defeat it.
HSLDA Founder and Chairman Mike Farris traveled to the Capitol once again to testify against the UN disabilities treaty. And once again, we need your help to defeat this assault on U.S. sovereignty. Read more >>
Bereft of their son and mistreated by the courts, a Swedish homeschooling couple hopes to persuade local officials to help reunite their family. Read more >>
Home School Legal Defense Association successfully intervened on behalf of a member family after they were wrongly instructed to register their children with the local education agency. Read more >>
HSLDA recently assisted a member family who had submitted a notice of intent to conduct a homeschool to the county superintendent using HSLDA’s members-only form, only to have the superintendent insist on additional information not required by state law. Read more >>
Homeschool co-ops provide a safe and exciting opportunity for children with special needs to engage with the world around them! This week on Home School Heartbeat, HSLDA Special Needs Coordinator Faith Berens shares how homeschool co-ops can provide encouragement and great opportunities for their families! Read more >>
Until December 1, explore the theme of “Traditions” with your kids in HSLDA’s annual essay contest. And as a bonus for all participating families, the HSLDA Store is offering a free writing resource entitled Writing: The Bridge between Us.
HSLDA is proud to announce the winner of its 2013 Photography Contest. View the winning photos >>
Offer expires 11/7/13 at midnight!
Why wait until next year when you can save money today? HSLDA members save $50 on each of PHC Prep Academy’s spring semester courses! Sign up today for a course in AP Macroeconomics and AP U.S. Government and Politics. View spring courses >>
Generation Joshua is excited to announce its third annual Future of American Banquet will be held November 21 in Alexandria, Virginia. In addition to supporting GenJ’s youth leadership training efforts, the event features conservative activists such as Wendy Wright of C-FAM and Morton Blackwell of The Leadership Institute. Learn more and register >>
There’s still time to get your family to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee for the National Bible Bee, November 21-23. There’s a water park, an exciting Bible knowledge and recitation competition, and Ray Comfort will be speaking. Read more >>
Are you homeschooling a child with learning struggles or with moderate to severe special needs? Would you love a place where you get encouragement, inspiration, and practical tools to assist you in your unique homeschooling journey? Please join HSLDA President Mike Smith, attorney T.J. Schmidt, and two of HSLDA’s special needs consultants, Faith Berens and Krisa Winn, at the FPEA Special Needs-Struggling Learner Homeschool Conference November 22-23, 2013 in sunny Orlando, Florida. Learn more and register >>
Homeschool moms: Mark your calendars for Apologia’s 2014 “Real Refreshment” retreats. The events feature veteran homeschoolers such as Elizabeth Smith and Zan Tyler offering insight and encouragement. Retreats are scheduled for February 21-22 in Atlanta and March 7-8 in Baltimore. Learn more and register >>
Legislation in Your State
If you live in Arkansas, Connecticut, Indiana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, 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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