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5/4/2004 5:36:17 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--May 4, 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 May 4, 2004

1. Third Annual HSLDA Essay Contest
2. More Billions for Massachusetts Public Schools
3. Child Find Wants You!
4. Home School Heartbeat: Generation Joshua

Plus: Homeschooling in the News


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1. Third Annual HSLDA Essay Contest

Students have until May 31 to craft a winning entry, and we are
looking forward to creative essays.

Click here for category listings:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1501


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2. More Billions for Massachusetts Public Schools

Some Massachusetts citizens remember the lawsuits in the early 90s
that led to the "Education Reform Act of 1993" which massively
restructured Massachusetts schools at a cost of many billions of
dollars.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1502


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3. Child Find Wants You!

Arizona-Families in the Sedona-Oak Creek Unified School District
received a form letter that began, "As you may know, federal and
state law requires all public school districts to identify, locate,
and evaluate children with disabilities residing within the
jurisdiction of the public school district."

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1503


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4. Home School Heartbeat: Generation Joshua

A new civics program for homeschool teens is poised to impact
American politics.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1504


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HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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May 3: The Australian (Australia)
Keeping Education All in the Family
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1505

May 3: Arizona Daily Wildcat (Arizona)
Likins: Let UA Decide Homeschool Entry Policy
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1506

Apr. 29: Gainesville Daily Register (Texas)
Homeschoolers Hold Science Fair
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1507

Apr. 29: Rocky Mountain News (Colorado)
'Invisible Army' Key in GOP Matchup
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1508



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