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5/14/2003 11:49:17 AM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--May 14, 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 May 14, 2003

1. Judge Rules Against Maine Family in Sports Case
2. Ohio Newspaper Accuses Homeschooling
3. New Massachusetts 'Advisory on Home Education' to be Released
4. Homeschool Bill Overwhelmingly Passes Maine Legislature
5. Home School Heartbeat: Legislation Across the States


Plus: Homeschooling in the News


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1. Judge Rules Against Maine Family in Sports Case

Federal district court in Portland, Maine, issued a disappointing
ruling that a homeschool family could not participate in
interscholastic sports through a private Christian school.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=848

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2. Ohio Newspaper Accuses Homeschooling

Two back-to-back stories in the Akron Beacon Journal suggest that
homeschooling is a threat to children.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=849

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3. New Massachusetts 'Advisory on Home Education' to be Released

HSLDA attorney Scott Somerville will meet with Massachusetts
Department of Education attorneys for another round of negotiations
on the new Advisory.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=850

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4. Homeschool Bill Overwhelmingly Passes Maine Legislature

Passage of this bill means homeschoolers will no longer be subject to
the whims of Department of Education bureaucrats.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=851

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5. Home School Heartbeat: Legislation Across the States

You may not realize it, but HSLDA monitors legislation not only in
Washington, D.C., but in all 50 states. This week on Home School
Heartbeat, Mike Smith talks about HSLDA's work in the state
legislatures.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=852

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Homeschooling in the News

Outside news items on home education.


May 10: The Southern Illinoisan (Illlinois)
Large Family Teaches Lessons to All
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=853

May 9: Portland Press Herald (Maine)
Homeschooled Athlete Takes His Case to Court
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=854

May 9: Rocky Mountain Telegram (Colorado)
Award-winning Grad Forestalls 'Real Life'
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=855

May 9: Salem Statesman Journal (Oregon)
Homeschool Families Say Thanks
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=856

May 7: Midland Daily News (Michigan)
Homeschool Taught Midlander Independence
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=857

May 6: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
In the Fast Lane
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=858

May 4- 6: The Newark Advocate (Ohio)
Special Report on Homeschooling
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=859



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