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1/7/2003 11:14:03 AM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--January 7, 2003

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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 January 7, 2003

1. Breakthrough for Homeschoolers Seeking College Admission and Aid
2. Update on CAPTA
3. Maine Principals Position On Homeschoolers Violates Law
4. New Tax Deduction Not for Home Schoolers
5. Home School Heartbeat: Encouragement for Dads
6. Home School Heartbeat: Encouragement For Moms

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There's still time to register for distance learning at Patrick Henry
College!

Patrick Henry College offers HSLDA Members a 5% discount on its new
online distance learning program. Classes start January 28.
Registrations must be in by January 22.

For more information visit:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=563

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1. Breakthrough for Homeschoolers Seeking College Admission and Aid

At the end of November, the U.S. Department of Education finally
issued a formal letter to all universities clarifying admission of
homeschooled students to college.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=617

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2. Update on CAPTA

Now that the Senate has changed hands, HSLDA's requested amendments
to the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act are poised to become
law.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=618

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3. Maine Principals Position On Homeschoolers Violates Law

HSLDA has called on the Maine Principals' Association to reverse its
recent policy of denying homeschooling students the right to
participate in extracurricular activities with private schools.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=619

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4. New Tax Deduction Not for Home Schoolers

The Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002, along with
numerous items intended to stimulate the economy, contains a general
tax deduction for teachers.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=620

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5. Home School Heartbeat: Encouragement for Dads

Does Dad have any part to play in today's homeschool? Mike Smith
talks about the important role of the homeschooling father on Home
School Heartbeat.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=621

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6. Home School Heartbeat: Encouragement For Moms

Will I ever see the fruit of all this work? Mike Smith offers
encouragement to weary homeschool moms as he interviews today's guest
on Home School Heartbeat.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=622


F E A T U R E D M E M B E R D I S C O U N T
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National Car Rental

HSLDA members can get a discount of 5% on leisure rentals and up to
20% for business rentals from National Car Rental, who pride
themselves on a quick, convenient rental process with friendly
service and competitive prices.

For more information visit:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=623

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