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6/4/2003 5:12:32 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--June 4, 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 June 4, 2003

1. Homeschoolers Shine at National Competitions
2. Homeschoolers Make USA Today Academic Team
3. Texas Bill Prohibits College Discrimination of Homeschoolers
4. Home School Hearbeat: Teaching Teenage Boys

Plus: Homeschooling in the News


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1. Homeschoolers Shine at National Competitions

This year homeschooled students placed first at the National
Geography Bee and second at the National Spelling Bee.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=886

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2. Homeschoolers Make USA Today Academic Team

Three ambitious home-educated students are part of USA Today's 2003
All-USA Community and Junior College Academic Teams, which consists
of only 20 people.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=887

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3. Texas Bill Prohibits College Discrimination of Homeschoolers

For years, some Texas universities have held homeschool graduates to
a different and more difficult standard than others.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=888

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4. Home School Hearbeat: Teaching Teenage Boys

Does all the hard work of homeschooling really pay off? Chairman
Michael Farris gets the scoop from Patrick Henry College students on
this week's Home School Heartbeat.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=889

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Homeschooling in the News

Outside news items on home education.

Jun. 2: Syracuse Post-Standard (New York)
In Pursuit of Equal Opportunity
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=890

May 30: Fort Wayne News-Sentinel (Indiana)
In-house Education: Tailored Tutelage
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=891

May 30: Statesman Journal (Oregon)
Homeschool Testing Repeal Nears Final OK
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=892

May 30: Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Alaska)
Homeschool Graduates Move Out
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=893

May 29: The Tennessean (Tennessee)
Scholarships Harder for Homeschoolers to Get
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=894

May 27: Tacoma News Tribune (Washington)
Homeschooling Diversifies
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=895


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