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6/8/2004 9:32:23 AM
Home School Legal Defense Association
South Dakota--Discriminatory Rule Approved Over Opposition

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June 8, 2004


South Dakota--Discriminatory Rule Approved Over Opposition


Dear HSLDA members and friends:

Despite receiving many phone calls in opposition, on June 3 the
Interim Rules Committee approved rules drafted by the Board of Regents
that effectively prevent any homeschool student from participating in
the Opportunity Scholarship.

A South Dakota homeschooler recently received a score of 34 on his ACT
test. Despite his outstanding score, he would not qualify for the
Opportunity Scholarship under the new rules. This illustrates the
absurdity of the rules the Committee approved.

With the Committee's approval of the discriminatory rule, it appears
the only remedy is legislation.


Sincerely,

Scott Woodruff
HSLDA Staff Attorney




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