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10/27/2004 4:45:28 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--October 27, 2004

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H S L D A ' s W E E K L Y U P D A T E
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They will if you're an HSLDA member and your homeschool is
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Topics for October 27, 2004

1. Washington Times Op-ed - Prosecutions Threaten Parents' Rights
2. Marriage Protection Amendment
3. School District Retreats from Unconstitutional Demand
4. Summary of Academic Statistics on Homeschooling
5. Home School Heartbeat: Preparing Your High Schooler for College
6. Generation Joshua - Preparing for Election Day

Plus: Homeschooling in the News




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1. Washington Times Op-ed - Prosecutions Threaten Parents' Rights

Many government entities still seek to oppose homeschool families.
HSLDA stands ready to defend the rights of homeschoolers.

Read more about it at:
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1889


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2. Marriage Protection Amendment

The debate over marriage is an issue in this election. Here's how
your Senators and Representatives voted on the Marriage Protection
Amendment.

Read more about it at:
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1890


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3. School District Retreats from Unconstitutional Demand

Virginia - A Nottoway County member family found that they had joined
HSLDA just in time.

Read more about it at:
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1891


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4. Summary of Academic Statistics on Homeschooling

Many studies over the last few years have established the academic
excellence of homeschooled children.

Read more about it at:
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1892


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5. Home School Heartbeat: Preparing Your High Schooler for College

Getting ready for college doesn't have to be complicated! Three
Patrick Henry College faculty members highlight the essentials you
should focus on.

Read more about it at:
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1893


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6. Generation Joshua - Preparing for Election Day

Every election cycle there are stories of people, usually women, who
were unable to vote because they were looking after their children.
All they needed was for someone to supervise their children for a
short time so they could make it to the polls.

Read more about it at:
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1894



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Oct. 26: The Washington Post
Another Way To Learn
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1896

Oct. 26: The Roanoke Times (Virginia)
Too Young to Vote? You Can Still Make a Difference
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1895

Oct. 25: The Oklahoman (Oklahoma)
Families Know How To Live Large
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1897

Oct. 22: The Daily Citizen (Arkansas)
Homeschoolers Take The Road Not Taken
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1898

Oct. 21: The Kalamazoo Gazette (Michigan)
Homeschool Spirit
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1899






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