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2/25/2003 5:22:02 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--February 25, 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 February 25, 2003

1. Editorial: Homeschool Snow Days
2. Announcing HSLDA's Second Annual Essay Contest
3. Arkansas Court Denies Social Workers' Attempt to Search Home
4. Missouri Family Allowed to Continue Homeschooling
5. Home School Heartbeat: Getting the Most From Homeschool
Conventions

Plus: Homeschooling in the News!


Announcement
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Home School Foundation Preparing to Receive Applications for PHC Fund

The Home School Foundation announced the Patrick Henry College Fund
for HSLDA members in October of 2002. To date, the Foundation has
received donations that will enable us to provide up to seven
students with $2000 scholarships for their 2003-2004 freshman year at
Patrick Henry College. To receive more information on the PHC Fund
for HSLDA members or to see if your student is eligible, visit the
Foundation's website.

http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=700
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1. Editorial: Homeschool Snow Days

"Do we have school today?" My three oldest children asked this on
Monday with hope in their eyes that they might just get their first
"snow day" ever.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=701

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2. Announcing HSLDA's Second Annual Essay Contest

Since the successful conclusion of the first Essay Contest last year,
HSLDA has received numerous questions as to when another opportunity
will arise.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=702

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3. Arkansas Court Denies Social Workers' Attempt to Search Home

HSLDA helps innocent parents defend themselves against false charges
of environmental and educational neglect.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=703

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4. Missouri Family Allowed to Continue Homeschooling

In a case that has wound its way through Missouri juvenile court to
the Missouri Supreme Court and back, HSLDA has defended the right of
one family to homeschool their special needs son.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=704

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5. Home School Heartbeat: Getting the Most From Homeschool
Conventions

This week on Home School Heartbeat, Michael Smith talks about
homeschool curriculum fairs with Beverly McCord. Should you plan to
attend your local home school convention or curriculum fair?

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=705

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Homeschooling in the News

Links to outside news items on home education.

Feb. 25: Arizona Daily Star
Schooling at Home Has Soared in Pima
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=706

Feb. 23: The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)
DARE Class for Homeschoolers
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=707

Feb. 23: Aberdeen News (South Dakota)
Homeschoolers Going to Pierre
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=708

Feb 23: Herald Times Reporter (Wisconsin)
Parents Give Their Children an Education
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=709

Feb: 22: The Free Lance-Star (Virginia)
Family Home Doubles as School
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=710


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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God's World News

These weekly publications come in four age levels to help children
gain a Biblical perspective on current events. They are now available
for a special price when you mention your HSLDA member's code.

For more information visit:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=711

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