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1/26/2005 12:39:58 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--January 26, 2005

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Topics for January 26, 2005

1. Private School Affidavit Removed from California DoE's Website
2. District Policy Adds Unlawful Requirements
3. New Study from the UK - Journal of Early Childhood Research
4. Job Openings at HSLDA
5. Home School Heartbeat: Teaching Teenage Boys
6. Generation Joshua - 2005 Benjamin Rush Awards Program

Plus: Homeschooling in the News




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1. Private School Affidavit Removed from the Website of the California
Department of Education

This is not the first time that the California Department of Education
has removed the affidavit. Fortunately, homeschoolers have
alternatives.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2036


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2. District Policy Adds Unlawful Requirements

Oregon - St. Johns county school board votes to increase homeschool
regulations. The policy includes vists by school officials to
homeschool families.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2037


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3. New Study from the UK - Journal of Early Childhood Research

This study from the United Kingdom shows that homeschoolers are
out-performing their government schooled peers.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2038


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4. Job Openings at HSLDA

- Web Developer
- Assistant Editor/Writer

For more information see:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2039


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5. Home School Heartbeat: Teaching Teenage Boys

Is teaching your teenage son making your hair turn gray? Five Patrick
Henry College students remember their parents' solutions.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2040


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6. Generation Joshua - 2005 Benjamin Rush Awards Program

The Benjamin Rush Awards Program began January 7, 2005 and runs until
October 1, 2005. Previous winners enjoyed an all expenses paid trip
to Washington DC.

To find out more about the program:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2041



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Jan. 23: Texarkana Gazette (Texas)
More Parents Opting to School Children at Home
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2042

Jan. 23: Daily Herald (Illinois)
Homeschoolers Take Top Honors for Robot
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2043

Jan. 22: Grants Pass News (Oregon)
More and More Parents Opt For Homeschooling
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2044

Jan. 21: WorldNetDaily (Germany)
Germany Continues Targeting Homeschoolers
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2045

Jan. 20: KAMC ABC 28 (Texas)
Homeschooled Students Watch Bush Inauguration
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2046

Jan. 20: The Aberdeen American News (South Dakota)
Panel Rejects Tighter Monitoring of Homeschool Students
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2047

Jan. 20: The Muskegon Chronicle (Michigan)
On Snow Days, There's no Place Like Homeschool
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2048

Jan. 20: The Press-Tribune (California)
Homeschooling Provides Alternative Education
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2049

Jan. 19: The Washington Post (Maryland)
Beasley Is at Home Playing for Riverdale
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2050






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