Look Back at 2007
A trip down memory lane, or an opportunity to catch
up on events and info you may have missed the first time around:
In 2006, we enjoyed connecting with a cross section of Massachusetts
homeschoolers in a variety of ways:
AHEM's Educating Legislators Project in April.
Field trips to Worcester
Art Museum in February, Hamlet in March, The Massachusetts
State House in April, PhotoWalk in May, Wolf Hollow in July, Cry
Innocent in October, The Crucible in November.
Info sessions on homeschooling: Getting Started Homeschooling
presentation at Robbins Library in Arlington in August; Homeschool
Workshop at Jacob Edwards Library in Southbridge in October; An
AHEM presence on the panel of North Suburban Home Learners' Homeschool
Information Night in Wakefield in November.
the year, we reported on a variety of issues important to Massachusetts
Clarification of IDEA and Massachusetts
Discounted MBTA Fares
for Homeschooled Students
schooling improves academic performance and reduces impact of
socio-economic factors (Report from The Fraser Institute)
by Ed Dickerson
were pleased to be able to offer:
AHEM membership cards
AHEM brochures, with info on
homeschooling in Massachusetts - perfect for handing out at gatherings
or leaving at your local library
AHEM News for
those Friends without email
were pleased to be able to announce:
Updated full color Meet
Massachusetts Homeschoolers brochure
The Library Mailing Project, keeping Massachusetts
libraries stocked with informative brochures about homeschooling
in MA, along with an easy way for them to reorder
Policy & Practice Database
about homeschooling in Massachusetts. Our questionnaire was
updated to gather information on issues of current interest to
Communicating with our
Friends (find archived newsletters at http://www.ahem.info/Newsletters.htm)
Support group listings
(44 statewide now listed; do you know of any in Nantucket or Dukes
County Contacts, available
for phone or email help anytime.
we bid goodbye to 2007, we want to be sure to thank all of you
for your support over the past year, whether it came in the form
of reading our emails or newsletter, filling out the questionnaire,
joining us on a field trip, participating in our effort to educate
legislators at the State House, handing out an AHEM brochure,
accessing Amazon.com through AHEM, or sending us a cash donation.
Any level of interest and participation is greatly appreciated
and is what fuels our efforts.
forward to meeting more of you in 2008, and continuing to grow
the number of informed and active homeschoolers in Massachusetts.
We always appreciate feedback on how we are doing and ideas about
how we can serve you better.
ahead to 2008
Hosting a Spring Social - save
the date: April 12, 2008!
Updating our info-about-homeschooling-in-Massachusetts
Creating homeschool display materials and tips for libraries
Keeping an eye out for state bills that could affect homeschooling
State House visits and
other field trips
Meeting and connecting with more Massachusetts homeschoolers.
Help us by encouraging your friends to become Friends
Look Back at 2006
Look Back at 2005
Look Back at 2004
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