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10/12/2004 4:25:15 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--October 12, 2004

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Topics for October 12, 2004

1. Homeschoolers Object to Misuse of Portfolio Reviews
2. Speech and Debate Victory!
3. House Rejects Bill to Restart Military Draft
4. Home School Heartbeat: HSLDA--Standing on Principle

Plus: Homeschooling in the News




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1. 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=1860


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2. Speech and Debate Victory!

Homeschoolers across the country are getting involved in speech and
debate to learn skills that will someday change this country.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1861


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3. House Rejects Bill to Restart Military Draft

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly rejected a
Democrat-sponsored bill to revive a military draft in a last-minute
vote scheduled by its Republican leadership to squelch rumors that the
Bush administration is planning to reinstitute mandatory military
service.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1862


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4. Home School Heartbeat: HSLDA--Standing on Principle

Since 1983, HSLDA has helped build a strong foundation for
homeschooling. These five cases helped them do it.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1863



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Oct. 12: The New York Times
Fake Presidency, at Least, Captured by a Conservative
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1864

Oct. 12: The Clarion-Ledger (Mississippi)
Homeschooling Worries Official
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1865

Oct. 11: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pennsylvania)
Homeschool Parents Sue State Over Religious Freedom
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1866

Oct. 10: Los Angeles Daily News (California)
Creating a Class of Their Own
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1867

Oct. 8: The Sun Herald (Mississippi)
Traditional Marketplace Discovers Growing Homeschool Community
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1868






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