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10/19/2004 4:16:21 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--October 19, 2004

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Topics for October 19, 2004

1. Homeschooler Chosen for Grand Prize in National Essay Competition
2. Where Do You Shop Online?
3. Oral Arguments Held in Pennsylvania Fourth Amendment Case
4. Ashburnham Forum Unites Homeschoolers
5. Home School Heartbeat: The Homeschool Community
6. Generation Joshua - Top Three Benjamin Rush Award Winners

Plus: Homeschooling in the News




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1. Colorado Homeschooler Chosen for Grand Prize in National Essay
Competition

Rachel Shafer, a 16 year-old homeschool student from Longmont,
Colorado, was named Grand Prize winner of the second annual National
Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) "Idea of America" essay contest.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1869


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2. Where Do You Shop Online?

The Clicks for Homeschooling program is getting ready for the holiday
season. Please help us help homeschooling by telling us where you shop
online. Check out our current list and tell us if your favorites are
missing. Then remember to use a Clicks for Homeschooling link the next
time you go online to shop.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1870


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3. Oral Arguments Held in Pennsylvania Fourth Amendment Case

HSLDA continues the battle over a rubber-stamped search warrant that
overrode a Pennsylvania family's Fourth Amendment rights.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1871


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4. Ashburnham Forum Unites Homeschoolers

Massachusetts - Homeschoolers counted 176 homeschool supporters at the
Overlook Middle School Auditorium on Wednesday night, October 13,
2004... By working hard and working together, these families achieved
all of HSLDA's objectives for that meeting.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1872


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5. Home School Heartbeat: The Homeschool Community

Homeschooling is about more than education. It's about family and
community relationships.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1873


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6. Generation Joshua - Top Three Benjamin Rush Award Winners

Congratulations to Matthew Johnson, CO; Brittany Barden, KS; and Micah
Derry, OH for an outstanding effort to impact this nation from the
ground up.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1874



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Oct. 19: The Daily Camera (Colorado)
Home and Beyond
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1875

Oct. 18: The Christian Post (Pennsylvania)
Families Fight for Authority Over Homeschooling Education.
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1876

Oct. 14: The Michigan Daily (Michigan)
Homeschooled Students Excel
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1877

Oct. 14: Sentinel and Enterprise (Massachusetts)
Homeschool Parents Not Happy About Regulations
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1878






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