Originally Sent: 1/28/2014
|January 28, 2014|
Homeschool freedom is under attack again in Europe.
A bill in the French Senate seeking to restrict homeschooling would significantly alter the landscape of homeschool freedom not only in France but all of Europe. Read more >>
Across the country, parents and public school students are slowing the Common Core’s progress by refusing to take Common Core-aligned assessments. These efforts have caused some school administrators to cancel standardized testing. Read more >>
Home School Legal Defense Association helped a homeschool family when their school district insisted that a certified teacher evaluate their home education program. Read more >>
Homeschoolers in Kenya recounted familiar hopes and challenges during a regional conference. HSLDA affirmed its commitment to helping African homeschoolers gain new resources and expanded freedom. Read more >>
If math is the bane of your homeschooling existence, this week’s program is for you! Math professor Fred Worth discusses why your students might struggle with this difficult subject and how you can improve their performance. A solid foundation in math can prepare your child for life success! Read more >>
A new year, a new schedule for the high school teacher training events! This year HSLDA’s high school and struggling learner consultants are joining together to provide integrated sessions for parents with teens who fall in either or both of these categories. We’re excited about meeting the needs of all high school teens and helping parents prepare for their students’ futures. Read more >>
All homeschoolers are invited to showcase their talents in HSLDA’s annual Art Contest! Open through March 1 for homeschoolers ages 7-19. For details and entry form >>
Is your student passionate about our nation? Would they benefit from a hands-on week of government simulation, character development, and inspiring speakers? Generation Joshua’s iGovern leadership camps are designed to grow your teen’s relationship with Christ and give them the practical skills needed to impact our nation in a powerful way. Register today! >>
Patrick Henry College is proud to announce that registration is now open for the Pensmore Dialogue on Science and Faith: The Return of the God Hypothesis, to be held April 4-5 at PHC. Hear from a world-class line-up of scientist Christians, apologists, and philosophers like Dr. John Lennox, Dr. Stephen C. Meyers, and Dr. Robert Spitzer, to explore crucial questions on the origins of life and the universe from a Christian worldview. To learn more or to register >>
Students can enter videos and graphics for a chance to win $250 in monthly contests being sponsored by the Convention of States Project. The competition culminates in a $7,500 scholarship round in April. Read more >>
Legislation in Your State
If you live in Colorado, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Virginia, Washington, 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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