Originally Sent: 4/22/2014
|April 22, 2014|
We must act quickly to preserve religious liberty.
A homeschool family whose son struggles with Lyme disease turned to HSLDA when officials threatened them with truancy charges. Read more >>
Mississippi has joined 18 other states that have enacted statutes to protect religious freedom, but proponents of the legislation had to overcome an unexpected and vicious challenge in the process. Read more >>
Counsel for the Pelletier family is asking the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to order the Department of Children and Families to bring Justina to court and defend its actions in keeping her from her parents for more than a year. Read more >>
Like most parents, you probably want your children to develop an excellent work ethic and be prepared for success in later life. What are the practical elements of training them? How do you shape your child’s attitude and not just form skills? This week on Home School Heartbeat, host Mike Farris draws on his personal experience to help you teach your child to work. Read more >>
When HSLDA launched Generation Joshua in 2002, our primary motivation was political. We feared our country was going in the wrong direction and that only the next generation could redeem America’s future. Since then we have come to believe that the overall spiritual and moral development of youth is the most important aspect of Generation Joshua. GenJ summer camps are the chief tool we’re using to literally change the lives of young people. Learn more and register >>
The Home School Foundation is enrolling teens ages 15-18 as Youth Ambassadors with accompanying parent or guardian sponsors. Read more >>
If you or another HSLDA member has a child who will be an incoming freshman at Patrick Henry College this fall, check out the Home School Foundation’s PHC Scholarship for HSLDA members. Scholarships of $500-$1,000 are available based on need, academics, and community involvement. Learn more and print an application >>
Celebrate with your children by entering HSLDA’s annual Poetry Contest! Visit our contest webpages to read past winners and find out more information about how to turn this educational opportunity into a fun time for the whole family. Read more >>
Did you know a new Arthropoda—the Bible Bee—has evolved in over 500 hives in the U.S.? See if there’s one near you and what you should do about it! Read more >>
HSLDA’s new partnership with MetLife enhances the value of your membership through special rates and products for insurance. Check out all the MetLife offers now available to you and your family! Read more >>
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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