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6/16/2004 6:10:41 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--June 16, 2004

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Topics for June 16, 2004

1. Obstacles Overcome in College Admissions
2. Adding Fuel to the GED Debate
3. Ministering to Homeschoolers in Hungary and Romania
4. Report from Sandra Lovelace on Trip to Czech Republic
5. Home School Heartbeat: Homeschooling and ADHD
6. Generation Joshua: Teen Camp (July 25-31)

Plus: Homeschooling in the News


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Introducing the new Generation Joshua section of HSLDA's Weekly Update

Generation Joshua is rapidly becoming one of the most effective
grassroots movements in the country. To highlight the activities of
Generation Joshua we are adding a regular section to HSLDA's Weekly
Update. We hope you enjoy it and if you want more information on
HSLDA's Generation Joshua visit the website at
http://www.GenerationJoshua.org

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1. Obstacles Overcome in College Admissions

Massachusetts - When the Gyros family [not their real name] tried to
get their two sons into the New England Institute of Art, they ran
into some surprising obstacles.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1626


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2. Adding Fuel to the GED Debate

Nebraska's Wayne State College will not admit homeschoolers unless
they first gain a General Education Development (GED) Diploma. It
doesn't matter how bright or mature the homeschool student is, there's
no admission without a GED.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1627


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3. Ministering to Homeschoolers in Hungary and Romania

Homeschooling is legal in Hungary and Romania, but the movement is
still in its beginning stages. Bruce Purdy, a pastor from Lancaster,
Ohio, recently attended homeschool conferences in these two countries
to encourage and support a number of these newly homeschooling
families.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1628


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4. Report from Sandra Lovelace on Trip to Czech Republic

Recently Sandra Lovelace, an International Consultant for Home School
Legal Defense Association, and her husband Curt visited Hungary and
the Czech Republic to offer support to local homeschoolers.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1629


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5. Home School Heartbeat: Homeschooling and ADHD - An interview with
Dr. Steven Duvall

Mike Smith and his guest discuss a recent study demonstrating how
homeschooling benefits children with ADHD.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1630


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6. Generation Joshua: Teen Camp (July 25-31)

Would you like your children to experience a week of learning from
speakers such as David Barton, Dr. Jeff Myers, Mike Farris, and
Congressman Jim Ryun?

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1631



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Jun. 16: The Telegraph (Georgia)
Deighan: Bonaire Homeschooler Pitches Prep Team to Title
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1632

Jun. 16: The Wichita Eagle
Cal Thomas: Public School Exodus Makes Sense
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1633

Jun. 14: Protland Press Herald (Maine)
Two Boys Win for Solar Car Creativity
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1634

Jun. 13: News-Journal (Florida)
Florida Sees Jump in Homeschooled Children
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1635

Jun. 10: AgapePress (Florida)
Christian Dad Hopes SBC Will Favor Anti-Public School Proposal
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1636

Jun. 10: Newsday (Connecticut)
Homeschool Graduates Put Personal Stamp on Graduation Ceremonies
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1637

Jun. 10: The Telegraph (Kentucky)
Homeschool Families to Gather
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1638

Jun. 9: The Winchester Star (Virginia)
Homeschool Soccer Teams Savor Competition
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1639

Jun. 9: WorldNetDaily
Baptist Resolution Gets Critical Endorsement
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1640






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