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1/5/2005 5:22:41 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--January 5, 2005

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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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-> Can you call your attorney at 2 a.m. on Sunday morning?

Our members can get in touch with their attorney even after
business hours, when they have a legal emergency. Wouldn't you
like this level of protection?

More reasons to join HSLDA...
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1100

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Topics for January 5, 2005

1. Washington Times Op-ed - Competing with the Best - and Winning
2. Public School Demands Unnecessary Information
3. Social Worker Harasses Homeschool Family over Apprenticeship
4. Time is Short: Sign up for Constitutional Law with Michael Farris!
5. Job Openings at HSLDA/PHC
6. Homeschool Heartbeat: Encouragement for Homeschool Dads
7. Generation Joshua - Announcing New Programs for 2005

Plus: Homeschooling in the News




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1. Washington Times Op-ed - Competing with the Best - and Winning

Homeschoolers are competing with the best students in the world and
succeeding.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1996


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2. Public School Demands Unnecessary Information

In Orange, Texas, an HSLDA member family decided to withdraw their
daughter from public school and homeschool her.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1997


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3. Social Worker Harasses Michigan Homeschool Family over
Apprenticeship

In Taylor, Michigan, an HSLDA member family was contacted by a social
worker from the Wayne County Child and Family Services about a tip
they had received regarding the family's son not being in school and
coming to the family's business office part time.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1998


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4. Time is Short -- Don't Forget to Sign up for Constitutional Law
with Michael Farris!

The Spring semester of Constitutional Law Online, taught by Michael
Farris, will begin January 10, 2005. Registration is open through
January 14th, or as long as space is available.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1999


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5. Job Openings at HSLDA/PHC

- Technical Administrative Assistant
- Director of Information Technology
- Library Assistant
- Librarian
- Assistant Director of Admissions

For more information see:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2000


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6. Homeschool Heartbeat: Encouragement for Homeschool Dads

Dad's role in homeschooling should be visionary as well as practical.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2001


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7. Generation Joshua - Announcing New Programs for 2005

Happy New Year! It's 2005 and Generation Joshua will hit the ground
running by launching several new programs this Friday.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2002



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Jan. 5: The Daily World (Washington)
Homeschooler Lands Job as Intern
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2003

Jan. 4: The Japan Times (Japan)
Homeschooling Finds Foothold But Not Official Favor
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2004

Jan. 2: The Herald (South Carolina)
The Littlest Heroine of York County
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2005

Dec. 31: WorldNetDaily.com (UK)
Homeschooled Chess Champ Illegally Truant?
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2006

Dec. 28: The News-Sentinel (Indiana)
Family Lessons: Homeschooling is Attracting Mainstream Families For a
Variety of Reasons
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2007

Dec. 26: The Aberdeen American News (South Dakota)
Lawmakers Want State to Monitor Homeschool Tests
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2008

Dec. 25: Deutsche Welle (Germany)
Living Room Lessons Not Easy in Germany
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2009







FEATURED HSLDA PerX - Patrick Henry College Online
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Patrick Henry College offers HSLDA Members and HSF Friends of Home
Schooling a 5% discount on its new online distance learning program.

For more information visit:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1560



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