Originally Sent: 7/14/2015
|July 14, 2015|
Our work on behalf of homeschoolers extends from Capitol Hill to individual families.
Call your two U.S. senators now and ask them to oppose Sen. Bob Casey’s “Strong Start” amendment. Encourage them to vote against expansive government involvement in pre-kindergarten programs. Read more >>
Even though state law no longer requires parents to submit their children’s standardized test scores to public school superintendents at the end of the school year, HSLDA has been assisting a number of our member families who have received instructions from school officials to do so. Read more >>
The administrator of a career center program wanted proof that a homeschool teen’s studies were “state-approved” before offering a wage incentive. Read more >>
How has our view of love been changed by centuries of storytelling—and what literary romances have been most influential? This week on Home School Heartbeat with your host Mike Smith, Dr. Gene Edward Veith discusses love’s rich heritage in literature. Listen to the program >>
This week, through Sunday, July 19, enjoy free shipping on all orders over $99 from the HSLDA Academy online bookstore! Register for classes and take advantage of free shipping by ordering your books today! HSLDA members save $70–$120 on tuition for every course. View course offerings and book lists here! >>
HSLDA is pleased to partner with JoyQuest and sponsor the first Midwest Struggling Learner Conference! This event is packed with valuable information meant to encourage and support you in your homeschooling journey. Featured speakers include Steve Demme, Carol Brown, and Faith Berens, along with others. Learn more and register >>
MDLIVE is part of the HSLDA PerX program, a discount program exclusively for HSLDA members. MDLive is an on-demand service that allows you to speak with a doctor in real-time by secure online video, phone or e-mail. Its national network of U.S. board certified doctors is available at any time to assist with your non-emergency medical conditions. Read more >>
Join HSLDA Toddlers to Tweens Consultant Vicki Bentley as she presents a one-day symposium entitled Basics & Beyond for Homeschooling Toddlers to Tweens on Saturday, August 8. The event will be held at HSLDA in Purcellville, VA, and the sessions include Getting Started, Choosing Curriculum, Multi-Level Teaching, and Time Management for Busy Homeschoolers, plus a fast-paced, interactive session and question-and-answer time. Learn more and register >>
HSLDA invites children ages 7–19 to participate in its 11th annual photography contest! This exciting contest was modeled to assist students in developing their visual arts skills and give them the opportunity to exhibit their work, perhaps for the first time! View contest guidelines >>
Legislation in Your State
If you live in California, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Idaho, Iowa, North Dakota, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands, 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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