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10/1/2002 10:21:56 AM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--October 1, 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 October 1, 2002

1. New York CPS Hassles Its Heroes
2. Homeschool Heartbeat: Homeschool Grads in the Workforce
3. Homeschooling and Jury Duty
4. Alaska School Board Vote Shows Need for Constant Vigilance
5. Virginia County Opens PSAT to Homeschoolers


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Updated for the 2002 - 2003 School Year!

Home Schooling in the United States: A Legal Analysis
by Christopher J. Klicka

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1. New York CPS Hassles Its Heroes

America has just finished a solemn observance of September 11, but
New York City spent the weekend threatening one of its firefighters
with Child Protective Services.

http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=543

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2. Homeschool Heartbeat: Homeschool Grads in the Workforce

The good news is that homeschoolers who have made it into the working
world are getting high marks from their employers.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=544

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3. Homeschooling and Jury Duty

One of the recurring questions posed to HSLDA is whether parents
teaching their children at home are required to serve as jurors.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=545

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4. Alaska School Board Vote Shows Need for Constant Vigilance

In a recent meeting, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
school board voted in favor of more state regulations on
homeschooling.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=546

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5. Virginia County Opens PSAT to Homeschoolers

HSLDA recently intervened on behalf of homeschoolers in Loudoun
County, Virginia, who were denied their right to take the Preliminary
Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) through the public schools

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=547

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