Originally Sent: 3/18/2014
|March 18, 2014|
Thank God for the victory on behalf of homeschoolers enlisting in the armed forces.
The Pentagon has finalized a new policy that treats homeschool graduates on equal terms with other military enlistees. This welcome news comes at the end of a long struggle by HSLDA to achieve equality for homeschoolers. Read more >>
A homeschooling family who lost a son to leukemia was so moved by help from the Home School Foundation, they became HSF ambassadors for their state. Read more >>
The North Dakota attorney general recently stated that homeschool students may enroll in academic courses and extracurricular activities in public school districts other than the one in which they reside. Read more >>
The days might still be cold and short, but the best cure for cabin fever is a field trip! This week on Home School Heartbeat, host Mike Smith and a special guest from the Smithsonian Institute explore lots of options for finding—or creating—a museum field trip for your homeschooled students. Read more >>
Looking for quality Christian courses for your high schooler? Check out PHC Prep Academy's AP courses for 2014-2015! Sign up in the next 3 weeks-by April 7-to get $100 off each course, no matter how many courses you take! Save an additional $70-$120 when you use your HSLDA member number at registration Go to course catalog >>
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 and register >>
Consider submitting one or more of your favorite holiday photos for the Home School Foundation’s annual Christmas Card contest. Help them find the right photo, art, or graphic design to use in the creation of their holiday greeting cards for homeschooling widows and single parents. How to email your entry >>
The themes for this year’s poetry contest are now up on our website! Use the contest to make writing poetry a part of your end to a successful school year. For entry forms and guidelines >>
Leaders are not made in the classroom—they are made in moments of real life and real responsibility. Generation Joshua’s iGovern Leadership Camps are designed to grow young people into leaders of character, faith, and courage. iGovern students are given the responsibility of running the United States government for a week in a simulation that teaches principles of leadership and life. Learn more and register >>
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 >>
Host a local Bible Bee at your church. Read more >>
Legislation in Your State
If you live in Colorado, the District of Columbia, Kansas, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, 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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