Originally Sent: 7/22/2014
|July 22, 2014|
Thank you for defending religious liberty!
Thanks to your efforts, the U.S. Senate rejected a bill that targeted religious freedom. Read more >>
A Senate committee’s approval of a dangerous UN treaty means it could come up for ratification at any time. We need you to contact your senators and oppose this threat to parental rights and national sovereignty. Read more >>
Home School Legal Defense Association helped a homeschool graduate after officials at a community college initially denied her admission and federal financial aid. Read more >>
The Family Research Council in Washington, D.C., will host a Common Core panel discussion featuring Sandra Stotsky, Emmett McGroarty, and HSLDA Director of Federal Relations Will Estrada. These experts will discuss the current status of the Common Core and what homeschoolers and other concerned citizens can do to defeat this attempt at nationalized education policy. Attend in person at FRC's national office or online. Read more >>
Parenting often feels like an all-day, high-stress job. But it’s also an important way for parents and children to work through their challenges and to grow together as a family. This week on Home School Heartbeat, Dr. Gene Edward Veith explains why loving and serving others is the heart of all good relationships, and how that should change the way we deal with our loved ones. Read more >>
HSLDA High School Consultants Carol Becker and Diane Kummer contribute weekly to HSLDA’s Homeschooling Now blog. Spend a few minutes reading their entries to learn about new high school resources, tips for teaching, and answers to questions most frequently asked by parents. Their insights and information will be an encouragement as you teach your teens at home! Read more >>
HSLDA’s high school and struggling needs consultants will present a one-day symposium for parents teaching high school at home on Saturday, November 8, 2014. Choose from multiple seminars and breakout sessions that include time for questions and answers. Parents with children in 6th-8th grades will also benefit. Register online and check out the agenda >>
HSLDA attorney Mike Donnelly shares how PHC Prep has helped his two sons become self-directed learners, interpret secular ideas from a Christian perspective, and excel at college-level academics. Each of PHC Prep’s online AP courses prepares high school students for success on the AP exam while fully integrating a biblical worldview. Registration for the 2014-15 school year ends August 15—just over three weeks away! Watch the video >>
Time is running out for homeschoolers ages 7-19 to submit entries to the 2014 HSLDA photo contest. Students have until August 1 to send in creative pictures of things that are “Interesting,” “Memorable,” or “Ordinary.” Make it a fun teaching moment as you talk with your children about noticing and appreciating the small and big things in life! For guidelines and entry form >>
As you consider how to really impact your family’s relationship with the Lord, teach them how to strengthen their individual relationships with Him, not just require them to sit and listen. If they don’t know how to “rightly divide the Word of Truth” they will always rely on others to tell them what the Word is saying, dangerous in this day of “ear-ticklers”! You can teach them HOW to study the Word while your whole family draws closer to the Lord! Start Here …
Legislation in Your State
If you live in the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, 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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