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11/26/2002 1:52:59 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--November 26, 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 November 26, 2002

1. Illinois Superintendent Scales Back Tactics on HSLDA Members
2. President Proclaims National Family Week
3. HSLDA Meets with State Department
4. Lessons Planned: Black Families Boost Ranks of Homeschoolers
5. Massachusetts Superintendent in Need of Education
6. Kentucky Truant Officers Endorse "Best Practices"
7. Home School Hearbeat: Overcoming Clutter and Chaos


A N N O U N C E M E N T
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Home School Foundation Now Offers HSLDA Gift Certificates

Christmas is coming. Why not give a gift that will last all year?

http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=589

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1. Illinois Superintendent Scales Back Tactics on HSLDA Members

On November 14, Illinois regional superintendent Bruce Dennison
stated that he would no longer insist on unconstitutional home visits
for HSLDA member families in his school district. Dennison also
agreed to consider discontinuing the pre-trial hearings for
homeschoolers.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=590

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2. President Proclaims National Family Week

Recognizing that "strong families play a critical role in developing
the character of our Nation," President Bush has declared this week
"National Family Week."

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=591

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3. HSLDA Meets with State Department

Homeschooling is becoming an increasingly popular option for State
Department personnel stationed abroad.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=592

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4. Lessons Planned: Black Families Boost Ranks of Homeschoolers

The Richmond Times Dispatch (Virginia) reports on the rise of
homeschooling in the African-American community.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=593

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5. Massachusetts Superintendent in Need of Education

Considering the overwhelming success of homeschooling over the years,
it is sometimes difficult to believe that there are still people who
are adamantly opposed to it.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=594

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6. Kentucky Truant Officers Endorse "Best Practices"

Homeschoolers meet with the Kentucky Directors of Pupil Personnel
board to review the relationship between homeschoolers and truant
officers in Kentucky.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=595

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7. Home School Hearbeat: Overcoming Clutter and Chaos

Life gets extremely busy at times no matter who you are. For
homeschooling moms, it often seems that there's never enough time in
the day to get everything done. Join us this week as author and
homeschool mom, Christine Field, shares her advice.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=596


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