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Data sharing and your rights to privacy

HSLDA regularly gets calls or emails from our members asking, “Does the government have the right to ask me for a copy of my childrens’ birth certificates?” The short answer is “yes”. In most cases, there is a legal...

Documenting the “Extras” throughout the Year

We are seeing in the other articles of this series how to prepare the structure of the portfolio for each child. Over the next several months, we will talk about the details of each subject to carefully document them....

Education Governance Review in Saskatchewan: Have your say!

The Government of Saskatchewan has undertaken a K-12 Education Governance Review. See this link to obtain their report of the same name. The governance review is an attempt to ensure accountability and efficiency in the realm of education. The...

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Responding appropriately in provincial crises

In October of this year, many homeschoolers in Alberta found themselves thrust into an immediate crisis. The Ministry of Education in that province shut down a homeschooling oversight body with no warning. The resulting questions, panic, and uncertainty fueled...

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Preparing to homeschool…again: When life changes mean starting over

By Laurie Pruim. Examine our philosophy of education – check Evaluate our schedule – check Cruise curriculum sales – check Seek advice from veteran home educators – check All of the above are steps I’ve often recommended to families...

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Good news in Alberta!

A successful and favourable agreement has been reached in the Trinity/WISDOM case in Alberta! After many months of uncertainty and stress, the AB Gov has agreed to reinstate Trinity/Wisdom as a private school and homeschooling program. This means that...

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2016 Christmas Office Closure

The staff at HSLDA are as excited as anyone to celebrate the Christmas season with friends and family, and so, to honour our staff members and to allow for time for celebration, the HSLDA office will be closed from...

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Trinity/WISDOM Timeline and Alberta Update

Over the last few months, HSLDA has provided several updates on the status of Trinity Christian School and Wisdom Homeschooling in Alberta. The political and legal details of the closure of Wisdom affected 3500 students. As always, HSLDA is...

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HSLDA Submits Its Recommendations

By: Jean jr. Landry. After a hope-filled meeting with the Québec education minister, Sébastien Proulx, last September, HSLDA submitted recommendations to the government aimed at promoting harmonious relations between Québec school authorities and families who choose to homeschool. In...

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As a home educator you know the benefits of having access to solid resources to maximize your time and achieve your goals. For over 25 years HSLDA has been working diligently to support homeschool families like yours by providing everything needed to succeed. Expert legal support, insurance coverage, and advice from our experienced staff are just some of the many benefits of joining HSLDA.

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