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4/23/2003 5:22:23 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--April 23, 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 April 23, 2003

1. Hollywood Poised to Reinforce False Homeschool Stereotypes
2. Editorial: No Child Left Untested?
3. Home School Heartbeat: Truth v. Tolerance


Plus: Homeschooling in the News


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1. Hollywood Poised to Reinforce False Homeschool Stereotypes

The negative stereotypes of homeschoolers are scheduled to hit
mainstream entertainment television this summer in the form of a
midseason replacement comedy called "The O'Keefes."

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=814

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2. Editorial: No Child Left Untested?

This year, HSLDA is seeing a new trend in state legislation. Several
states have attempted to make homeschool students take the statewide
assessments tests now mandated under President Bush's No Child Left
Behind Act of 2001.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=815

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3. Home School Heartbeat: Truth v. Tolerance

Pilate asked Jesus, "What is truth?" But today, does anyone care?
Mike Smith talks about historic changes in American education on this
week's Home School Heartbeat.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=816

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Homeschooling in the News

Outside news items on home education.


Apr. 22: The Arizona Republic
Governor Shouldn't Snub Homeschooling Families
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=817

Apr. 18: WorldNetDaily
Court Says Social Workers Violated Constitution in Investigation
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=818

Apr. 16: The Oregonian (Oregon)
Oregon Senate OKs Removing Homeschool Testing
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=819

Apr. 16: The News & Observer (North Carolina)
More Blacks Teach Children at Home
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=820

Apr. 14: The Seattle Times (Washington)
Homeschooler Wows State Science Fair
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=821




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