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8/21/2002 12:01:48 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--August 21, 2002

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H S L D A ' s W E E K L Y U P D A T E
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Topics for August 21, 2002

1. New Tax Legislation May Provide Relief For Home Schoolers
2. Home School Support Groups
3. Board Directed to Reconsider Denial of Accreditation for PHC
4. Godfrey Illinois Hearing Dominated by Home School Parents
5. Nevada Department of Education Pushing for Curriculum Approval of
Home Schoolers


Announcment
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Mike and Vickie Farris on Family Life Today!

Be sure to tune in to Dennis Rainey's Family Life Today radio program
next week as he interviews Mike and Vickie Farris about home
schooling and marriage issues.

For a station listing or to listen online, visit their web site at:

http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=501

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1. New Tax Legislation May Provide Relief For Home Schoolers

Congressman Bob Schaffer has introduced an ambitious pair of bills
aimed at providing tax relief for families related to their
educational expenses.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=502

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2. Home School Support Groups

As the home school movement matures, families are doing more and more
creative things to increase opportunities and enhance the educational
experience for home schoolers.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=503

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3. Board Directed to Reconsider Denial of Accreditation for PHC

Patrick Henry College was given a second chance to win accreditation
from the American Academy for Liberal Education as a result of an
appellate decision received August 16, 2002.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=504

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4. Godfrey Illinois Hearing Dominated by Home School Parents

Home schoolers dominated the first of five hearings held by the
Governor's Commission on Revising the School Code.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=505

Read HSLDA's alert on these hearings:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=507

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5. Nevada Department of Education Pushing for Curriculum Approval of
Home Schoolers

The Nevada Department of Education is trying to control the content
of every home school program in the state advising local school
districts that every home school curriculum must now comply with the
state's new "Academic Standards."

Read HSLDA's alert:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=506

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