From the HSLDA E-lert Service:


2/20/2002 4:11:26 PM
Jim Mason Esq., HSLDA Litigation Counsel
Vermont--HSLDA seeks help from Vermont home schoolers

From the HSLDA E-lert Service...

February 20, 2002

Dear Vermont Members and Friends,

Your assistance is requested in a pending hearing before the Vermont
Department of Education, the outcome of which will have an effect on
all home schoolers in your state. A member family submitted
"independent professional evidence on whether the child is
handicapped" that did not include all of the information the VDE
requests on its Form B. We do not believe that the statute requires
parents to submit that additional information.

If you are willing to help, please fax the following to 540-338-1952
on or before 2/25/02:

1) Copies of the "independent professional evidence on whether the
child is handicapped" that you have submitted anytime during the last
three school years.

2) Copies of any correspondence from VDE for the same school years
indicating that your enrollment is either complete or incomplete,
including any attached checklists.

3) Any other correspondence from the VDE regarding the "independent
professional evidence."

If you have any questions, please call Jim Mason, Litigation Counsel,
or Darren Jones, Counsel, at 540-338-5600.

Your assistance is greatly appreciated.

Sincerely yours,

Jim Mason
HSLDA Litigation Counsel

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