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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 […]

Trump: Education should be a Main Function of the Federal Government

In the lead-up to April 5th’s Wisconsin presidential primary, CNN’s Anderson Cooper hosted a town hall-style forum where each presidential candidate took questions from the audience on important policy issues, including defense, education, and healthcare. One exchange in CNN’s town hall included brief but confusing remarks by businessman Donald Trump on the federal government’s role […]

Celebrate HSLDA's Birthday with Giveaways! | HSLDA Blog

ENDING SOON | Celebrate HSLDA’s Birthday with Giveaways and Livestream Event!

It’s our 33rd birthday, and we’re throwing a party! To celebrate, we’re reaching back through our archives to share some of our favorite moments, we’re giving YOU gifts, and we’re inviting you to join HSLDA Chairman Mike Farris and President Mike Smith, today, March 23 for a livestream update on homeschooling. Click here to start streaming. […]

Kasich on Common Core | HSLDA Blog

Kasich on Common Core: “I Don’t Even Know What That All Means”

While Presidential candidate and Ohio Governor John Kasich has voiced support for Common Core in the past, recent comments from Kasich may suggest he’s not entirely familiar with issues he supports. At a New Hampshire Republican Party’s Presidential Town Hall on January 23, 2016, a young public school student asked Kasich for his reasons for […]