Massachusetts Groups Move to Put Common Core on the Ballot
| 9/15/2015 |
Activists need 60,000 signatures to certify a ballot initiative that could repeal the Common Core in Massachusetts. This grassroots effort joins the fight against these centralized education standards in many other states.
4th Graders Now Have Free Access to National Parks
| 9/10/2015 |
A new program offers free access to national parks for 4th graders and their families. The initiative is meant to get kids away from their electronic devices and into the great outdoors.
3 Amendments that Mattered
| 7/21/2015 |
Congress is working to reconcile two versions of major federal education legislation. HSLDA wants to ensure the final version retains its protections for homeschoolers.
Tell Your Senator that Expanded Federal Pre-Kindergarten is Not the Answer!
| 7/14/2015 |
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.
ESEA Reauthorization 2015: The Nuts and Bolts for Homeschoolers
| 7/7/2015 |
Both the House and Senate bills reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 protect homeschoolers. HSLDA is watching Congress to make sure it stays that way.
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