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9/28/2004 4:21:53 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--September 28, 2004

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Topics for September 28, 2004

1. Setting the Record Straight About a Military Draft
2. Homeschoolers Object to Misuse of Portfolio Reviews
3. Silver Lining in Nebraska Law LB 868
4. Unexpected Visit in San Antonio
5. Home School Heartbeat: Getting Started With Homeschooling
6. Generation Joshua: Letters to the Editor

Plus: Homeschooling in the News




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1. Setting the Record Straight About a Military Draft

There has been a great deal of concern from HSLDA members over two
bills currently in Congress, S.89 and H.R. 163. Both of these bills
would reinstate the draft as early as spring 2005.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1837


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2. Homeschoolers Object to Misuse of Portfolio Reviews

Miami - Dade County Public Schools seek to harass homeschool families.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1838


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3. Silver Lining in Nebraska Law LB 868

The Nebraska Department of Education is still struggling to make sense
of LB 868, a new law affecting home education.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1839


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4. Unexpected Visit in San Antonio

Even though the allegations were proven false a Texas social worker
still insisted that she had to enter the home and interview all the
children.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1840


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5. Home School Heartbeat: Getting Started With Homeschooling

Are you just beginning your first year of homeschooling? Five simple
steps will start you off on the right foot.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1841


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6. Generation Joshua: Letters to the Editor

The Letters to the Editor column is the most widely read section of
any newspaper. Having letters published is therefore a great way for
Generation Joshua members to promote the Founders' vision for America
and the Christian worldview.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1842



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Sep. 28: Poughkeepsie Journal (New York)
For Some, Home is Where School is
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1843

Sep. 28: Tribune-Review (Pennsylvania)
Homeschooling Law Challenged by Parents
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1844

Sep. 26: The Jackson Citizen Patriot (Michigan)
School At Home Is on the Rise
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1845

Sep. 24: Los Angeles Times (Georgia)
Practicing Faith and Football
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1846

Sep. 23: MSNBC (Florida)
Home Schooling On The Rise
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1847






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