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11/12/2003 1:29:56 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--November 12, 2003

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Topics for November 12, 2003

1. Mike Farris Meets With President Bush
2. Child Abuse Hearing on Capitol Hill
3. Hopkins County Kentucky - Glass is "Half Full"
4. Update - Adams Fellowship Program
5. Home School Heartbeat: Truth vs. Tolerance

Plus: Homeschooling in the News


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1. Mike Farris Meets With President Bush

HSLDA Chairman joins President before he signs the historic Partial
Birth Abortion Ban Act

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1179

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2. Child Abuse Hearing on Capitol Hill

Social Worker Union Cites Homeschooling as Contributing to Child
Abuse at Congressional Hearing

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1180

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3. Hopkins County Kentucky - Glass is "Half Full"

Some people see a glass half full. Others see it half empty.
Congressman Dick Armey (a longtime hero of homeschooling) used to
say, "The difference between half full and half empty depends on
whether you're pouring or drinking." In Hopkins County, Kentucky, the
glass is definitely half full.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1181

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4. Update - Adams Fellowship Program

The Adams Fellowship Program, founded in 2002, is designed to prepare
students to defend homeschooling. It's succeeding.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1182

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5. Home School Heartbeat: Truth vs. Tolerance

Pilate asked Jesus, "What is truth?" But today, does anyone care?
Mike Smith talks about historic changes in American education on Home
School Heartbeat.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1183


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Nov. 12: Volunteer TV (Tennessee)
Making the Grade Socially (Part 2)
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1184

Nov. 10: Volunteer TV (Tennessee)
Home Is Where The Thought Is (Part 1)
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1185

Nov. 10: New York Times
Unhappy in Class, More Are Learning at Home
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1186

Nov. 10: The White House
President's Veterans Day Message
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1187

Nov. 7: MSNBC
Home School: The Ring
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1188

Nov. 5: The White House
President Bush Signs Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1189



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