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6/2/2004 5:35:30 PM
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Topics for June 2, 2004

1. Homeschoolers Fight Discrimination
2. Washington Times Op-ed--Socialization in High School Oversold
3. Privacy Wins in Virginia
4. Truancy Investigation Dropped in Oklahoma City
5. Mother-in-Law's Complaint Leads to Criminal Summons
6. Home School Heartbeat: What is Mentoring?

Plus: Homeschooling in the News


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1. Homeschoolers Fight Discrimination

South Dakota Education Secretary Rick Melmer and the South Dakota
Board of Regents are teaming up to advance a discriminatory
scholarship plan that bristles with hostility to homeschooling.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1594


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2. Washington Times Op-ed--Socialization in High School Oversold

Every parent wants his or her child to grow up to be a mature,
responsible adult.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1595


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3. Privacy Wins in Virginia

Last fall, HSLDA began a campaign to convince school systems to stop
asking for social security numbers on their notice of intent forms.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1596


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4. Truancy Investigation Dropped in Oklahoma City

Truant officer Rayna Ross sent a letter to a member family in Oklahoma
City telling them she had reason to believe that the family's son was
not in school. She told the family to call her, and threatened to
refer their case to a prosecutor if they did not.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1597


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5. Mother-in-Law's Complaint Leads to Criminal Summons

Although many homeschool families have relatives who are suspicious of
homeschooling, it is relatively uncommon for a relative's complaint to
end in a criminal summons, as recently happened to a member family in
Western Virginia.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1598


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6. Home School Heartbeat: What is Mentoring?

Mentoring guides your child from youth to adulthood. Inge Cannon
offers counsel and encouragement for the process.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1599


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HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Jun 2: The American News (South Dakota)
Fix Oversight For Home Schoolers
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1600

Jun 1: WorldNow (Arizona)
Law Would Allow Homeschoolers Equal Admission Guarantees
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1601

Jun 1: East Valley Tribune (Arizona)
Homeschoolers Also Celebrate
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1602

May 30: Newsday (New Jersey)
Parents Challenge Restrictions On Homeschooling
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1603

May 30: CBS Broadcasting (New Jersey)
Parents Challenge Home Schooling Restrictions
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1604

May 27: The Fort Morgan Times (Colorado)
Homeschool Net Hosts Meet
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1605

May 27: This Week (Ohio)
Local Homeschooler Wins Top Prize
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1606

May 27: The Island Packet (South Carolina)
Area Homeschool Students Attain Graduation Goals
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1607

May 26: Bellefontaine Examiner (Ohio)
Perf-ACT
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1608

May 25: Bucks County Courier Times (Pennsylvania)
Parents Rally in Trenton
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1609






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