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1/28/2004 5:41:07 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--January 28, 2004

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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 January 28, 2004

1. Major Legislative Victory in California
2. Social Workers Refuse to Disclose Allegations
3. University Clarifies Homeschool Admissions Policy
4. Home School Heartbeat: Avoiding Lukewarmness in our Relationship:
An Interview with Zan Tyler

Plus: Homeschooling in the News


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1. Major Legislative Victory in California

California - Roy Hanson and Jim Davis, of Family Protection
Ministries, with whom we assist on legislative issues, has informed
us of a major legislative victory.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1289


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2. Social Workers Refuse to Disclose Allegations

Indiana - Based on only an anonymous tip of "possible child neglect,"
social workers from the Jackson County Office of Family and Children
contacted Mr. and Mrs. Bailey demanding to enter their home to
interrogate their child.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1290


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3. University Clarifies Homeschool Admissions Policy

New Mexico - One of HSLDA's goals for homeschool freedom is to make
sure no homeschool graduate is forced to take the GED, which is a
test designed for public school dropouts, not homeschool graduates.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1291


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4. Home School Heartbeat: Avoiding Lukewarmness in our Relationship:
An Interview with Zan Tyler

What's your vision for the relationships in your family? Tune in as
Michael Farris talks with Zan Tyler about nurturing close
relationships on Home School Heartbeat.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1292



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Jan. 28: The Patriot-News (Pennsylvania)
Some Pupils Can't Get a Break
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1293

Jan. 27: Family News in Focus
Homeschoolers Fight N.Y. Bureaucracy
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1294

Jan. 27: The Gazette (Montreal)
Staying Home is a Great Way to Learn
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1295

Jan. 26: ABC News
Colleges Noticing Homeschooled Students
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1296

Jan. 21: WCAX.com (Vermont)
Teaching Driver's Ed
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1297



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