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3/9/2004 5:56:30 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--March 9, 2004

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Topics for March 9, 2004

1. Washington Times Op-ed - Homeschoolers Make Strides In Sports
2. The New York Times - College for the Homeschooled Is Shaping
Leaders for the Right
3. The Economist - A Revolution is Happening in American Education
4. The Economist - A University for Homeschoolers
5. Board Rebuffs Persistent Homeschool Graduate

Plus: Homeschooling in the News



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1. Washington Times Op-ed - Homeschoolers Make Strides In Sports

Recently, the National Collegiate Athletic Association changed a long-
standing policy that treated homeschoolers as second class students.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1384


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2. The New York Times - College for the Homeschooled Is Shaping
Leaders for the Right

As one of 12 siblings taught at home by their parents in St. Croix
Falls, Wis., Abram Olmstead knew he would fit right in at Patrick
Henry College, the first college primarily for evangelical Christian
home-schoolers. But what really sold him was the school's pipeline
into conservative politics.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1385


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3. The Economist - A Revolution is Happening in American Education

Just how bad are American schools? And how deeply do conservative
Americans distrust their government?

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1386


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4. The Economist - A University for Homeschoolers

If any building symbolizes the ambition of the homeschooling
movement, it is Patrick Henry College in suburban Virginia.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1387


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5. Board Rebuffs Persistent Homeschool Graduate

New Jersey - Will persistence make Laura Byrne's dream come true?

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1388



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Mar. 9: The Morning Call (Pennsylvania)
BASD Officials Argue Against Extracurriculars for Homeschoolers
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1389

Mar. 5: The Jackson Citizen Patriot (Michigan)
Political Role Reversal
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1390

Mar. 5: Bozeman Daily Chronicle (Montana)
Springhill Homeschooler Wins County Spelling Bee
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1391

Mar. 4: The Daily Press (Virginia)
Homeschool Showdown
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1392

Mar. 3: Valley Independent (Pennsylvania)
Homeschool Policy Change a Possibility
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1393



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