Originally Sent: 5/14/2013
|May 14, 2013|
Here are this week’s top stories.
Home School Legal Defense Association worked closely with a local attorney to prove that charges of educational neglect against a single mom were false. Read more >>
With the approval by Governor Nathan Deal of House Bill 283, Georgia modified its homeschool law to provide more freedom to parents conducting home study programs for their children. Read more >>
Please contact your representative and ask him or her to sign a letter opposing Senate ratification of a dangerous United Nations treaty. Read more >>
A new law ends years of controversy by providing iron-clad assurance of free testing via public schools for competent private instruction students. The law also eliminates the need to dual enroll. Read more >>
With the enactment of House Bill 1789, Arkansas homeschool students may now participate in interscholastic activities at their resident school district. Read more >>
Homeschooling is not just about learning, but also about turning the learning process into something exciting your children enjoy. For this reason, HSLDA opens its nationwide poetry contest to all homeschooled students ages 6-19. With creative prompts, this contest allows your children to put into practice the writing skills they learned this past year—while having fun! For contest details and entry form >>
The Home School Foundation is accepting applications through June 1 for the 2013-2014 PHC scholarship. Visit HSF’s website to read about eligibility or to donate toward making these scholarships possible. Read more >>
This week, high school students around the world are taking AP exams. Will your student be taking AP exams next year? Excellent test preparation, college-level academics, and Christian worldview teaching are available online through PHC Prep Academy—and until June 3, 2013, you can save $50 per course. Read more >>
Do you need a starting place as you explore curriculum options for your teen’s high school courses in the coming school year? We’ve come up with a sampling of ideas in 40 different subject areas to help you search out the possibilities. Read more >>
Need help paying for iGovern this year? Don’t despair! GenJ is partnering with the Home School Foundation to offer camp scholarships! We want you to come, and our generous donors have made it possible for us to award these funds. Camp is just around the corner, so apply for your scholarship today! Read more >>
Summer Family Discipleship materials for every member of your family will arrive on time if you register for the national Bible Bee this week! Read more >>
How do Christians approach human rights? And where do these rights come from? On this week’s Home School Heartbeat, noted apologist and lawyer Dr. John Warwick Montgomery explains why it’s so easy to get human rights wrong and the importance of getting them right—for you, for your children, and for the future of religious liberty. Read more >>
Legislation in Your State
If you live in Arkansas, Connecticut, Indiana, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Washington, or West Virginia, click on the the name of your state or the link below to learn about legislation that could affect your freedom to homeschool.
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