Originally Sent: 3/11/2014
|March 11, 2014|
The battle to preserve homeschool freedom is just beginning.
HSLDA is immensely grateful to federal officials for allowing the Romeikes to stay in America. But we also recognize that the government’s arguments for denying the family asylum reveal a philosophy that is hostile both to homeschoolers and religious liberty. Read more >>
New studies reveal that despite proponents’ claims, the Common Core standards do not emulate the successful education practices of other countries. Read more >>
Home School Legal Defense Association is asking freedom-loving homeschoolers to protest a bill passed by the Scottish Parliament that appoints a government social worker to oversee every child in that country. Read more >>
After being investigated for four months, a member finally received word last week that the educational neglect case against her was being dismissed. Read more >>
After being alerted by HSLDA, homeschoolers united to oppose suggested changes to the local school board’s religious exemption policy. School board members subsequently sided with homeschoolers and against the school superintendent. Read more >>
You want to give your preschooler a great education, but maybe you’re wondering just what that looks like? Join your host Mike Smith and his guest, Vicki Bentley, this week on Home School Heartbeat, as they discuss how you can nurture your child and his preschool skill set. Read more >>
The Home School Foundation partnered with a local church to help homeschool parents whose young daughter battles leukemia. Read more >>
Registration is now open for 2014-15 AP courses with Patrick Henry College Preparatory Academy! Register by April 7, 2014 to get a $100 discount on each course, no matter how many courses you take. HSLDA members—this is in addition to your $70-$120 membership discount. Go to course catalog >>
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear from world-class scientists and explore the perfectly constructed world in which we live through the lens of hard science, Judeo-Christian revelation, and recent discoveries that strike at the heart of life and the world as we know it. Register here for the Pensmore Dialogue on Science and Faith—The Return of the God Hypothesis. Learn more and register >>
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 >>
One of the most important things we can pass on to our kids is an understanding of freedom and responsible government. For the rest of March, Generation Joshua is discounting 10-year family memberships by $200. We want to help you teach your 11-19-year-old students about liberty. Normally, these memberships cost $300 for HSLDA members and $400 for non-HSLDA members. For a limited time, these memberships will be $100 for HSLDA members and $200 for non-members! This special runs until Monday, March 31 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Join today! >>
Host a kickoff meeting in June, one or two summer parties, and a Local Contest/Celebration on Saturday, August 23! Read more >>
Legislation in Your State
If you live in Colorado, the District of Columbia, Kansas, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Washington, West Virginia, or Wyoming, 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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