Originally Sent: 12/10/2013
|December 10, 2013|
HSLDA’s advocacy extends even to the local level.
HSLDA worked with state and local homeschool leaders to lobby for changes to a troublesome truancy ordinance. Read more >>
With the help of his homeschool association and Home School Legal Defense Association, last month a homeschool graduate in South Carolina finally received the college scholarship to which he was entitled under state law. Read more >>
Did you miss last week’s launch of the exciting new trailer for HSLDA’s upcoming documentary? Simply click the link below to watch now. And please share the link with your friends! Stay tuned for more sneak previews as we explore both sides of the Common Core State Standards initiative controversy. Watch the Video >>
When public school officials contacted a member family and told them they had to register their children with the district in order to teach them at home, the family contacted HSLDA for help. HSLDA was able to educate the officials that homeschool students are not to be registered as public school students are. Read more >>
After changing the immunization waiver form last year, the New Mexico Department of Health has reverted back to the old form. This means that those who request a waiver from the immunization requirements will no longer need to state their specific religious beliefs in order to obtain the waiver. Read more >>
On October 28, German officials took the Wunderlich children away from their parents for homeschooling. On this week’s Home School Heartbeat, HSLDA Director of International Relations Mike Donnelly gives an update on the Wunderlichs’ situation. Read more >>
Are you doing any holiday shopping online? If so, here are three easy ways to give to the Home School Foundation. Read more >>
This spring, your high school student could be enrolled in a high-level, Christ-centered course in AP U.S. Government and Politics or AP Macroeconomics! What concepts would your student learn? What books would your student read? What would the average week look like? Read the free download to learn the answers to these questions and more! Download the course info sheets! >>
Homeschool moms are encouraged to mark their calendars for Apologia’s 2014 “Real Refreshment” retreats. The events feature veteran homeschoolers such as Elizabeth Smith and Zan Tyler offering insight and renewed inspiration. 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, Michigan, 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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