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7/30/2003 5:26:32 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--July 31, 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 July 31, 2003

1. HONDA to be Introduced in the U.S. Senate
2. Alert: Calls Needed on the Homeschool Non-Discrimination Act
3. Home School Heartbeat: Homeschooling Highly Gifted Children
4. Prayer Update for Chris Klicka

Plus: Homeschooling in the News


ANNOUNCMENT
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Job Openings at HSLDA

- *NEW* Executive Assistant to the Chairman of HSLDA
- *NEW* Cook
- Web Technician
- Database Technician

http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=993

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1. HONDA to be Introduced in the U.S. Senate

This bill will mirror H.R. 2732, which was recently introduced in the
House of Representatives by Congresswoman Marilyn Musgrave.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=994

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2. Alert: Calls Needed on the Homeschool Non-Discrimination Act

Please call or write your representative in Washington and ask him or
her to cosponsor this legislation.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=995

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3. Home School Heartbeat: Homeschooling Highly Gifted Children

What if my child is highly gifted? Can I homeschool? This week on
Home School Heartbeat, Michael Smith talks with Kathi Kearney about
how parents can be better prepared to homeschool their gifted
children.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=996

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4. Prayer Update for Chris Klicka

Chris Klicka, Senior Counsel of HSLDA, shares how God has used your
prayers to bring some healing in his battle with multiple sclerosis
and impact others for His glory.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=997

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HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Jul. 29: The Associated Press
Homeschooled Soldier Killed In Grenade Attack
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=998

Jul. 27: The Sentinel (Pennsylvania)
Keeping Teens in the Classroom
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=999

Jul. 27: Contra Costa Times (California)
Homeschooled Director Inherits Passion for Theater
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1000

Jul. 26: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia)
Expo Draws Area Homeschoolers
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1001

Jul. 23: The Mercury (South Africa)
Homeschooling is Growing in Popularity
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1002

Jul. 22: News 9 San Antonio (Texas)
Outside Activities Good for Homeschoolers
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1003


FEATURED MEMBER DISCOUNT
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a special discount on this magazine written for the novice and
veteran home educator alike. It is packed with fresh and relevant
material by popular homeschooling writers to help you go the extra
mile on your homeschool journey.

For more information visit:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=726

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To celebrate our 20 years of service to the homeschool community we
are giving away 20 free one year memberships with HSLDA. Just use our
online form to tell us why you are an HSLDA member to qualify.

Congratulations to this week's winner:

Mrs. Dyer of Edwards, California

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