Originally Sent: 4/8/2014
|April 8, 2014|
Praise God for a legislative victory in Alabama.
With the enactment of Senate Bill 38, Alabama law now expressly recognizes home instruction by someone other than a state-certified private tutor as an option for complying with the compulsory school attendance requirements. Read more >>
This week on Home School Heartbeat, film director Ian Reid joins host Mike Smith to discuss the importance of Building the Machine, HSLDA’s documentary about the Common Core. Read more >>
Building the Machine Director Ian Reid and HSLDA Director of Federal Relations Will Estrada discuss the Common Core’s impact on education in America on The Blaze. Watch the three-minute excerpt now >>
Parents: Don’t let the headlines make you cynical. Remember the words of President Reagan. He reminded us during an era of moral, political, and cultural corruption that “America’s best days are yet to come.” The future of America is in the hands of the next generation. We truly believe in investing in the future of our country, and invite you to send your teens to iGovern leadership camp this year. Read more >>
The Home School Foundation is enrolling teens ages 15-18 as Youth Ambassadors with accompanying parent or guardian sponsors. Read more >>
The Home School Foundation offers a one-year Patrick Henry College scholarship to incoming freshmen whose families are HSLDA members. Learn more and print an application >>
Homeschooling is not just about learning, but also about turning the learning process into something exciting for your children. For this reason, HSLDA offers its nationwide poetry contest, open to all homeschooled students ages 6-19. With creative prompts, this contest allows your children to practice the writing skills they learned this past year while having fun! For guidelines and entry form >>
The House of Representatives just launched the first annual Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Competition for high school students. Homeschool students who live in a participating congressional district can compete against other high school students by developing an app for mobile devices, tablets, or even computers! The competition ends April 30; winners will be announced in May. Learn more and register >>
Whether your family is looking for a synchronized tool for the whole family (ages 4-adult) to study God’s word or you just want to dig deeper yourself, it’s here! Learn more and 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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