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6/29/2004 5:09:16 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--June 29, 2004

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Topics for June 29, 2004

1. Breakthrough in Braintree
2. Political Involvement Can Make all the Difference
3. Personnel Means Policy in Vermont
4. Protecting Privacy in Ohio
5. Home School Heartbeat: Homeschooling in Canada
6. Generation Joshua: On-line Chats

Plus: Homeschooling in the News




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1. Breakthrough in Braintree

On May 11, 2004 HSLDA reported how Brendan Flask [not his real name]
was not allowed to homeschool because his home education proposal "did
not support a free and appropriate public education."

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1653


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2. Political Involvement Can Make all the Difference

Wyoming homeschoolers have been bracing themselves to face a
legislative onslaught by Katherine Sessions, a female Democratic State
Senator from southeast Wyoming.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1654


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3. Personnel Means Policy in Vermont

People who are familiar with bureaucracies have long observed that
"personnel means policy." No matter what the official rules of a
government institution may be, the people who apply those rules can
make all the difference.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1655


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4. Protecting Privacy in Ohio

Ohio homeschoolers seem to know their rights better than the public
school officials who try to supervise them.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1656


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5. Generation Joshua: On-line Chats

Generation Joshua provides a forum where Generation Joshua members can
communicate directly with today's Christian leaders.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1658



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Jun. 29: Business Wire (Tennessee)
Dollywood's Home School Day Set for Aug. 27; Special Activities, Craft
Demonstrations Await Students
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1659

Jun. 29: South Bend Tribune (Michigan)
'Take It And Read It'
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1660

Jun. 26: The Times (Indiana)
Home Is Where The School Is
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1661

Jun. 26: Winston-Salem Journal (North Carolina)
CHOICE: Black Family Sees Value of Homeschool
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1662

Jun. 25: The Leaf-Chronicle (Tennessee)
Family Building Bonds by Building Playground
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1663

Jun. 24: The Advocate (Connecticut)
Homeschoolers Take a Bow in Own Theater Production
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1664






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