Originally Sent: 5/6/2014
|May 6, 2014|
Discrimination against homeschoolers is very real. Read on.
An Ohio company recently told HSLDA it would not hire candidates with homeschool diplomas. We are asking the state legislature to ban this kind of discrimination. Read more >>
A homeschool-mom-turned-state-lawmaker needs help passing legislation to stop the Common Core education standards in Massachusetts. Read more >>
A UN committee’s recent attack on the Catholic Church for its stance regarding family, child-rearing and parental rights should serve as a warning to homeschoolers. Read more >>
HSLDA is opposed to the current Fort Wayne public school policy for allowing homeschool students to participate in athletics. As currently written the policy raises legal and privacy issues. Read more >>
Are you a homeschooling single mother in need of guidance and assistance? Mother’s Day can be a difficult time for single moms homeschooling their children on their own. This week on Home School Heartbeat, Tracy Klicka MacKillop, director of development at the Home School Foundation, shares about her own journey as a single, homeschooling parent and how the Home School Foundation can help support and aid these families in need. Read more >>
iGovern is HSLDA’s premier youth civics camp that teaches leadership. We give HSLDA families a discount for coming! If you sign up by Friday, you can also get an additional discount for the weeklong program in July that includes seeing the United States Capital. Sign up today and save! >>
PHC Prep Academy provides rigorous, intellectually stimulating online courses for high school students. Gain experience with college-level work, prepare for AP exams, and grow through Christian worldview teaching! Register by June 2 to get a $50 discount on every course. HSLDA members enjoy additional savings! Read more >>
Whether you enter or not, check out the themes and guidelines for HSLDA’s Poetry Contest for a fun, creative educational activity as the school year wraps up (contest deadline is June 1). When the winners are announced, you and your children can read the winning poems for their age category and be amused and inspired by the writing of fellow homeschoolers. For poetry writing resources >>
Modest scholarships for HSLDA families are now available to incoming freshman at Patrick Henry College for the 2014-2015 school year through the Home School Foundation. Applications will be accepted through June 1. For details >>
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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