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    May 2018

    Pages currently available in the student portal include:
    ■ a wish list page - just in time for Christmas;
    ■ An allowance account;
    ■ The grades page;
    ■ A To-Do page.
    please sign your students up and check it out so far. Send us feedback and suggestions, we would love to hear from you. Go to the'STUDENTS' page to set each student up.

  • Homeschool Current Events and News

    from the Home School Legal Defense Association feed

    KY Reaches Out to Homeschoolers

    Tue, 22 May 2018

    HSLDA joined state homeschool leaders in meeting with a legislative study panel and sharing our firsthand experience of how homeschooling enables children in Kentucky to thrive.

    Dear CA Legislators: Thank You For Listening!

    Tue, 15 May 2018

    They heard three hours of oral testimony from 1,300 homeschoolers and other interested citizens—setting an example that those homeschool students will never forget.

    She Spent 10 Years Working to Improve the Law. Now She’s Running for Office.

    Wed, 9 May 2018

    Maryalice Newborn was a successful mechanical engineer and a pioneering homeschool mom who helped fix her state’s education law ... now she’s running for state representative.

    Art School Jeopardizes $50,000 Scholarship

    Wed, 9 May 2018

    A talented art student with an excellent academic record almost missed a valuable scholarship because the school tried to reject her homeschool diploma.

    Dear CPS: Compulsory Attendance Starts at 7. This Child is 6.

    Wed, 9 May 2018

    Spoiler: The judge agrees.

    After 3 Hours of Testimony, Support for Bill Sputters Out

    Wed, 2 May 2018

    A thousand homeschoolers testified. Afterwards, not a single legislator would support the bill.

    Holistic Evaluation Reveals Child’s True Progress

    Tue, 1 May 2018

    When the snapshot provided by standardized testing failed to accurately portray this child’s academic growth, we helped the mom obtain an alternative form of assessment that clearly captured the child’s progress.

    HSLDA Helps Remove Probation Threat

    Fri, 27 Apr 2018

    A school official wrongfully focused on a student's individual subject score, which is not what the law requires.

    Committee Hears Bill that Would List Homeschools

    Tue, 24 Apr 2018

    California legislators heard testimony on a bill that poses concerns about the regulation of private homeschools and the privacy of homeschool families.

    When Helpers Hurt: Investigations That Go Too Far

    Tue, 24 Apr 2018

    Remember the Curry case, where Holly’s 6 children were strip-searched without a warrant? Here’s one of the ways we're working to end that kind of misuse of investigatory powers.

    Homeschool Bill Drops Teacher Certification, But …

    Thu, 19 Apr 2018

    It still opens the door to rewriting California’s homeschool laws. Here’s what you can do.

    State Removes Error-riddled Homeschool Webpage at Request of HSLDA, FHE

    Tue, 17 Apr 2018

    State education officials have agreed to delete erroneous online information that have often hampered homeschool graduates’ attempt to find a job.

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