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Veterans Day 2016 | HSLDA Blog

Honoring Our Veterans

“When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?” -George Canning Today we come together as a nation to honor and celebrate our heroes who have sacrificed their time and their lives to faithfully serve this great Nation. These brave men and women have fought for our freedoms and rights as citizens of the United States of America. Including such freedoms as our […]

Homeschooling Back on the Campaign Trail: Trump Speaks at Values Voter Summit

Presidential candidate Donald Trump mentioned homeschooling for the first time at the Family Research Council’s annual Values Voter Summit last weekend. In the middle of a discussion on education and school choice, Trump said, “School choice means that parents can homeschool their children. 100%.”  (You can watch the video below, with Mr. Trump’s remarks around the […]

New Series || Homeschool Helpers: Grads and Parents Serving Your Community  

New Series || Homeschool Helpers: Grads and Parents Serving Your Community  

We are excited to introduce a new series entitled Homeschool Helpers! In these stories, we will highlight homeschool graduates and parents who are making a difference in their communities through their work as public servants. Families who homeschool are sometimes criticized because they are perceived to be isolating themselves from people around them. We have found that the opposite […]

Celebrate America with HSLDA | HSLDA Blog

Celebrate America with HSLDA

The Declaration of Independence is one of the most important documents in American history because it highlights the moment we officially became independent of Great Britain. It was the day we “restored the Sovereign to Whom all men ought to be obedient. He reigns in heaven and from the rising to the setting of the sun, let His […]

Leaked Common Core Questions Stun Parents

By Lauren Mitchell, HSLDA’s Federal Relations Legislative Assistant Recently, an anonymous teacher leaked 4th grade Common Core test questions to the world, setting the internet ablaze with angry comments from parents and educators. The questions feature unreasonably sophisticated language, content that would be more appropriate for 9th to 12th graders, and problems that require students […]

It’s Financial Literacy Month! Enter HSLDA’s Giveaway | HSLDA Blog

It’s Financial Literacy Month! | Enter HSLDA’s GIVEAWAY

Did you know that April is National Financial Literacy Month? Together with our new PerX partner Foundations in Personal Finance, we’re celebrating with a giveaway! Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance is the industry leading personal finance curriculum, with editions specifically geared for middle and high schoolers. This week, we’ve partnered with the Foundations in […]