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10/2/2003 10:55:04 AM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--October 2, 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 October 2, 2003

1. College Revokes Homeschool Graduates Admission: HSLDA Files Suit
2. Principal Rushes to District Attorney to Rein In Homeschooler
3. Homeschool Families Organize for Legislative Action
4. Forcing Pastors to Report Suspected Child Abuse
5. Home School Heartbeat: A Mind at a Time

Plus: Homeschooling in the News


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1. College Revokes Homeschool Graduates Admission: HSLDA Files Suit

Paul Owens, a homeschool graduate attending Monroe Community College
in Rochester, New York, was recently notified that his admission to
the Marketing program had been revoked because he had been
homeschooled.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1120

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2. Principal Rushes to District Attorney to Rein In Homeschooler

Oklahoma - Hidden in the beautiful hills of Southeast Oklahoma is a
not so pretty secret: the public schools there poorly educate the
children.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1121

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3. Homeschool Families Organize for Legislative Action

Wyoming - Homeschoolers across the state are gearing up for next
years' legislative season.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1122

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4. Forcing Pastors to Report Suspected Child Abuse

Ohio - Ever since the scale of the abuses in the Catholic Church
became public, state legislatures have been "cracking down" on
clergy.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1123

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5. Home School Heartbeat: A Mind at a Time

How can I have such different kids in the same family? Michael Farris
talks about working with your kids' strengths and weaknesses on Home
School Heartbeat.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1124


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Oct. 1: Port Clinton News Herald (Ohio)
Homeschool Students Recognized
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1125

Sep. 20: The Valdosta Daily Times (Georgia)
Homeschoolers Get Glimpse Into Hospital
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1126

Sep. 29: Chicago Sun-Times (Illinois)
Homeschooled Students Shine in National Merit List
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1127

Sep. 25: The Joural News (New York)
Homeschoolers Left Out
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1128


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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:

Carol S. of El Cajon, California

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