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9/9/2003 4:52:23 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--September 9, 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 September 9, 2003

1. Breakthrough for Homeschoolers Enlisting in the Military
2. HSLDA Defends Pennsylvania Family
3. Iowa Virtual School Program Hits Speed Bump
4. HSLDA sends letter to Governor O'Bannon
5. White House Reopens to All Visitors
6. Home School Heartbeat: Canada's Corporal Punishment Case

Plus: Homeschooling in the News



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1. Breakthrough for Homeschoolers Enlisting in the Military

Good news for homeschoolers who want to enlist in the Navy, Marines,
Army, or Airforce!

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1069

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2. HSLDA Defends Pennsylvania Family

PA official creates additional burdens for homeschool family

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1070

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3. Iowa Virtual School Program Hits Speed Bump

It's that time of year. Back-to-school season, when parents scramble
to supply their children with all the latest school accessories.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1071

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4. HSLDA sends letter to Governor O'Bannon

HSLDA requests clarification on the future treatment of homeschoolers
under Indiana's new plans for public education.

At the time this e-mail was sent Governor O'Bannon was in critical
condition after collasping in a Chicago hotel room. Our prayers go
out to him and his family.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1072

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5. White House Reopens to All Visitors

The White House will begin offering tours to the public Sept. 16; but
visitors must make reservations through their members of Congress
instead of waiting in first-come, first-served lines.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1073

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HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Sep. 9: timesunion.com (New York)
Report Says Schools Are Unfair to America
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1075

Sep. 9: The State (South Carolina)
Homeschoolers Flock to Zoo Class
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1076

Sep. 6: North Adams Transcript (Alaska)
Homeschool Event Features Science
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1077

Sep. 6: The Washington Times (District of Columbia)
House Approves Vouchers for D.C.
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1078

Sep. 5: The North Shore Sunday (Massachusetts)
How It Works
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1079

Sep. 5: The Washington Times (District of Columbia)
1996 Marriage Act Called Vulnerable
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1080

Sep. 4: Chatanoogan.com (Tennessee)
Dollywood Readies for 6th Annual Homeschool Day
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1081

Sep. 3: Aberdeen News (South Dakota)
Board Wonders If Homeschool Law Conflicts With Attendance Law
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1082


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CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF SERVICE
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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:

Kelli Bucklin of Searsport, Maine

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