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12/17/2002 2:17:50 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--December 17, 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 December 17, 2002

1. DoD Applies New Equal Access Policy for Homeschoolers
2. Good News in Ware, Massachusetts
3. Soccer Kids
4. New Culture Taking Hold Within Larger World of Education
5. Home School Heartbeat: The Benefits of Distance Learning


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1. DoD Applies New Equal Access Policy for Homeschoolers

Unlike those in the states, homeschoolers overseas rarely have access
to English libraries, sports, various extracurricular activities, and
other supplemental classes and courses found in the U.S.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=610

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2. Good News in Ware, Massachusetts

It was standing room only at the Ware School Committee meeting in
Massachusetts Thursday night, as dozens of concerned homeschool
families rallied to show their support for the embattled O'Brien
family.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=611

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3. Soccer Kids

As the sport of soccer sweeps over the nation, it should be no
surprise to learn that homeschoolers are excelling at the highest
levels.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=612

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4. New Culture Taking Hold Within Larger World of Education

Writing in the Washington Times, homeschooling mom Kate Tsubata looks
at homeschooling from an anthropological perspective.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=613

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5. Home School Heartbeat: The Benefits of Distance Learning

Homeschoolers are on the cutting edge of creative trends in
education. This week on Home School Heartbeat, Mike Farris talks
about one of these positive trends--attending college online.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=614



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