Originally Sent: 4/1/2014
|April 1, 2014|
Common Core is a very important issue. Watch our new movie and get involved.
Members of the House and Senate must sign onto letters to the Appropriations Committees by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, April 3 to request that no federal funds be used to incentivize states to adopt Common Core. Please call Congress to help! Read more >>
HSLDA helped a homeschool graduate after the college she was attending said she needed to obtain a GED or face expulsion. Read more >>
A Home School Foundation Ambassador in Alabama helped coordinate relief for a family struggling with a seriously ill child. Read more >>
Warmer weather and longer days may inspire you to do anything but school with your kids! But put that itch for a change in the routine to use, and you can create seasonal unit studies or field trips that will perk up your spring homeschool program and create memorable moments of learning. Mike Smith shares ideas on this week’s Home School Heartbeat. Read more >>
Are you a group leader? Check out our Group Services website for activity ideas, helpful articles, “Meetings in Minutes,” sample by-laws, insurance information, details about the Discount Group and Affiliate programs, and much more. While you are there, please add or update your group information so you don’t miss any important leadership emails from HSLDA! Update your group information >>
Are HSLDA’s high school consultants coming to your area? Their speaking schedule is posted online. We hope you can attend an event near you. If you can’t, please contact our consultants at firstname.lastname@example.org about planning a “High School Symposium Day” near you. View the calendar >>
Sign up by April 7 to receive $100 off each PHC Prep Academy online high school AP course, no matter how many courses you take! Combine this early registration discount with your HSLDA members-only price to save between $170 and $220 per course. Don’t miss out on our lowest prices of the year! View PHC Prep courses >>
Today is the final day for 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 >>
There’s still time to register for the Pensmore Dialogue on Science and Faith: The Return of the God Hypothesis, to be held April 4-5 at Patrick Henry College. 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 >>
A written test on August 23 is all it takes for your child, age 7 to 18, to qualify to compete for the $272,000 cash prizes at the national contest! Register your children now to assure delivery of your family’s “Sword Study” on June 1! To learn more or to register >>
Legislation in Your State
If you live in Colorado, the District of Columbia, Kansas, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania or Washington, 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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