Originally Sent: 2/16/2016

February 16, 2016
Michael Farris, HSLDA Founder and Chairman and homeschooling father of 10

The need for homeschool advocacy continues.
Michael P. Farris

  1. District Loses Paperwork, Threatens Kids with Public School
  2. Your Son is Sick? See You in Court!
  3. Army National Guard Accepts Homeschool Graduate
  4. Homeschool Heartbeat: Best and Worst Places to Homeschool
  5. Prize-winning Prose Posted

1. District Loses Paperwork, Threatens Kids with Public School

Kids Threatened with Public School

After losing a member family’s paperwork, a public school official issued a surprising warning. Read more >>

2. Your Son is Sick? See You in Court!

When a mother decided to homeschool her son because of health concerns, she was threatened with truancy charges. Home School Legal Defense Association helped resolve the issue. Read more >>

3. Army National Guard Accepts Homeschool Graduate

HSLDA enlisted the help of the federal Defense Department to help a homeschooled graduate be accepted into the National Guard. Read more >>

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4. Homeschool Heartbeat: Best and Worst Places to Homeschool

Best and worst places to homeschool

Homeschool laws vary greatly by state, and the difference between virtual freedom and heavy regulation can be as simple as a trip across the border. Stay tuned to hear Homeschool Heartbeat host Mike Farris and his guest discuss the best and worst states for homeschooling. Listen to the program >>

5. Prize-winning Prose Posted

We are pleased to announce the winners of HSLDA’s 14th annual student essay contest! Check out the essays >>

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“When I called Liberty to find out what kind of discount we could get, they told us we would save 10% off our car insurance and 5% off our homeowner’s insurance. What we will save is more than double what it costs to join HSLDA. With one child getting his driver’s license this year, the savings will be a real blessing!”

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