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8/31/2004 7:49:40 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--August 31, 2004

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Topics for August 31, 2004

1. Victory in California
2. HSLDA Art Contest Deadline
3. How to Irritate Homeschoolers
4. Hopkins County Requests "Home Schooling Application"
5. Home School Heartbeat: The Home School Foundation
6. Generation Joshua - Adding Staff/Volunteers

Plus: Homeschooling in the News




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1. Victory in California

California Acknowledges Rights of Parents!
AB 2749, signed into law by Governor Schwarzenegger, provides two
important protections for all parents who are investigated by Child
Protective Services for child abuse or neglect.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1773

Senate Bill 6: Transfers Education Policy Authority to the Governor
The defeat of SB 6 means that homeschoolers can preserve their healthy
relationship with the California Department of Education.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1774


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2. HSLDA Art Contest Deadline

Preliminary entries for the 2004 HSLDA Art Contest are due by October
1, 2004. Please help us spread the word. You don't have to be an HSLDA
member to participate.

For more information visit:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1775


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3. How to Irritate Homeschoolers

Homeschoolers in Celina were offended when they received a letter from
Jerry Harris, Celina Middle School Assistant Principal and
"Homeschooling Coordinator."

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1776


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4. Hopkins County Requests "Home Schooling Application"

The Director of Pupil Personnel at Hopkins County Board of Education
sent a form letter dated August 17, 2004, to one of our member
families in their school district requesting that the family complete
the enclosed "Home School Notification Form" and return it to their
offices no later than August 27, 2004.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1777


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5. Home School Heartbeat: The Home School Foundation

Rogers Hellman shares how the Home School Foundation is reaching out
to homeschool families facing hardship.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1778


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6. Generation Joshua - Adding Staff/Volunteers

With only two months to go before election day Generation Joshua is
building on its firm foundation by adding staff and volunteers.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1779



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Aug. 30: Petoskey News Review (Michigan)
Homeschooler Wins Six Blue Ribbons At Fair
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1780

Aug. 29: The Intelligencer (Pennsylvania)
State Sets The Rules
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1781

Aug. 29: The Intelligencer (Pennsylvania)
A Quiet Revolution
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1782

Aug. 27: GM Today (Washington)
Parents' Recipes Use Religious Values as Base
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1783

Aug. 26: FOX News (Pennsylvania)
Homeschoolers Fight Regulations
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1784

Aug. 26: The Lafayette Daily Advertiser (Louisiana)
Homeschool Desks Filling Up
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1785

Aug. 23: The Daily Progress (Virginia)
Homeschoolers form tight community
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1786






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