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10/8/2003 5:27:08 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--October 8, 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 8, 2003

1. Stumbo Victory Protects Family From Social Worker Investigation
2. Homeschooler Helps Inform Circuit Court
3. False and Malicious Accusations
4. "Registration" Myth Snares Richmond Family
5. Home School Heartbeat: Vocation--Instilling a Sense of God's
Calling

Plus: Homeschooling in the News


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1. Stumbo Victory Protects Family From Social Worker Investigation

The importance of the North Carolina Supreme Court's unanimous
decision in the Stumbo case became apparent when social workers took
another North Carolina family to court.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1129

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2. Homeschooler Helps Inform Circuit Court

Kentucky homeschoolers have to comply with the "No Pass/No Drive" law
just like everybody else, but the Department of Education and the
Transportation Cabinet have both been very clear that homeschoolers
do not need to receive "permission" from the local public school in
order to drive.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1130

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3. False and Malicious Accusations

A New Mexico social worker left a business card at the Royer's shop,
informing them that there had been an allegation of abuse/neglect
against them.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1131

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4. "Registration" Myth Snares Richmond Family

Indiana - We thought the once-popular myth that Indiana homeschoolers
must "register" was dead and buried. The myth has resurfaced in
Richmond, however.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1132

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5. Home School Heartbeat: Vocation--Instilling a Sense of God's
Calling

What should a vocation mean to a Christian, and how do we pass that
meaning along to our children? Mike Smith talks about the Christian
idea of vocation on Home School Heartbeat.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1133


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Oct. 8: The Leaf-Chronicle (Tennessee)
Class is in Session at the Little Wooden Schoolhouse
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1134

Oct. 5: GoMemphis.com (Tennessee)
As Program Grows, Students Become Well-rounded
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1135

Oct. 5: Pensacola News Journal (Florida)
Teaching at Home a New Tradition for More Families
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1136

Oct. 2: The Gazette (Maryland)
Homeschooling a Labor of Love
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1137


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