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4/28/2004 3:18:01 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--April 28, 2004

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Topics for April 28, 2004

1. Legislative Rollercoaster
2. Truancy "Rampant" in DC
3. Utah Breaks New Ground
4. Home School Heartbeat: Homeschooling Through History

Plus: Homeschooling in the News



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1. Legislative Rollercoaster

Nebraska families rode a legislative rollercoaster this year as
Legislative Bill 868 worked its way through the Senate.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1486


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2. Truancy "Rampant" in DC

Homeschoolers in the District of Columbia had reason to be concerned
when the Washington Times reported that DC schools are "tops in
truancies."

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1487


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3. Utah Breaks New Ground

Utah has a good reputation when it comes to respecting parental
rights, and the Utah Legislature has just made history by creating an
"Office of Child Welfare Parental Defense" to make sure every
parent's rights are protected.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1488


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4. Home School Heartbeat: Homeschooling Through History

Think homeschooling has only been around for thirty years? Think
again.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1489


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HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Apr. 27: Bucks County Courier Times (Pennsylvania)
Couple Say District Should Butt Out of Homeschooling
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1490

Apr. 25: Sentinel And Enterprise (Massachusetts)
Homeschool Shows Rising Popularity In Area
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1491

Apr. 25: Tri Valley Herald (California)
School, in the Comfort of Home
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1492

Apr. 24: World Net Daily (British Columbia)
Homeschoolers Barred From Religious Materials
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1493

Apr. 22: The American (Maine)
Bringing the Classroom Home
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1494

Apr. 21: The Lincoln Courier (Illinois)
Homeschool Popularity is Difficult to Gauge
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1495

Apr. 21: The Fresno Bee (California)
Homeschool Confidential
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1496

Apr. 21: The Independent (United Kingdom)
The Bible College That Leads to The White House
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1497



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