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7/20/2004 6:20:22 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--July 20, 2004

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Topics for July 20, 2004

1. US Leaders Help Keep Homeschooling Legal In Czech Republic
2. School Board Refuses to Excuse Homeschoolers from Attendance
3. Home School Heartbeat: Homeschool Sports Leagues
4. Generation Joshua: Voter Registration--A Way to Change America

Plus: Homeschooling in the News




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1. US Leaders Help Keep Homeschooling Legal In Czech Republic

While it is often easy for families in the United States to take the
freedom to homeschool for granted, many parents in foreign countries
are still fighting an uphill battle for that same freedom.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1693


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2. School Board Refuses to Excuse Homeschoolers from Attendance

South Dakota - On July 13, an HSLDA member submitted the required
homeschool form to the board of Lemmon School District #52-2, in
Perkins County (Northwest South Dakota). Though the board had excused
many homeschoolers from public school attendance in the past, this
time it refused in a 3-3 vote.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1694


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3. Home School Heartbeat: Homeschool Sports Leagues

In 1997, an average dad formed his own sports league, adding to the
options for homeschoolers who want to participate in team sports.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1695


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4. Generation Joshua: Voter Registration--A Way to Change America

Part of Generation Joshua's mission is to increase the number of
churchgoers who are registered to vote throughout America.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1696



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Jul. 20: The Morning Call (Pennsylvania)
Easton Area Eyes Policy
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1697

Jul. 19: The Arizona Republic (Arizona)
School Can Be Moving Experience
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1698

Jul. 18: Los Angeles Daily News (California)
Blanket Drive Warms Girl, 12
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1699

Jul. 16: The Saratogian (New York)
Homeschooling Moms Add Book Group to Curricula
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1700

Jul. 15: News 14 Carolina (North Carolina)
District May Ban Homeschool Kids From School Activities
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1701

Jul. 15: Mt Shasta News (Oregon)
Homeschooler Earns BA at 18
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1702

Jul. 14: Naples Daily News (Florida)
Some Families Prefer Home For School
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1703

Jul. 13: The Allen American (Texas)
Home-schooling continues to grow in popularity
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1704






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