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6/24/2003 5:33:00 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--June 24, 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 24, 2003

1. Precedent Breaking Decision for German Homeschool Family
2. Homeschoolers Compete in the American Legion's Oratorical Contest
3. Oregon Governor Vetoes Homeschool Bill
4. Home School Heartbeat: Interview with Vickie Farris

Plus: Homeschooling in the News


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1. Precedent Breaking Decision for German Homeschool Family

In April of 2003, Schulunterricht zu Hause attorney Gabriele
Eckermann successfully represented a family charged for disregarding
the mandatory school attendance laws.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=928

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2. Homeschoolers Compete in the American Legion's Oratorical Contest

HSLDA is pleased to report that seven out of the 54 finalists were
homeschoolers in the American Legion's annual competition to test
high school students' knowledge of the Constitution.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=929

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3. Oregon Governor Vetoes Homeschool Bill

On June 16, 2003, Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski vetoed legislation
that would have removed unnecessary state oversight of homeschools.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=930

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4. Home School Heartbeat: Interview with Vickie Farris

I know I want to homeschool now, but will I have the endurance to go
the distance? Listen to veteran homeschooler Vickie Farris as she and
talks about what's kept her going, on thie week's Home School
Heartbeat.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=931

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Homeschooling in the News

Outside news items on home education.

Jun. 23: Stockton Record (California)
Truancy Issue Had Parents Worried
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=932

Jun. 20: KLAS TV Channel 8 (Nevada)
Homeschooling Options
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=933

Jun. 20: Daily News Tribune (Massachusetts)
Family's Story Goes National
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=934

Jun. 20: Rockford Register Star (Illinois)
Homeschooled Kids Find Social Growth
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=935

Jun. 19: Lebanon Reporter (Indiana)
Lebanon Family of 17 Works Together
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=936

Jun. 18: CNSNews.com
Massachusetts Homeschoolers Survive Custody Threat
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=937


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For more information visit:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=668

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Congratulations to this week's winner:

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http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=911
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