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3/29/2005 4:32:59 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--March 29, 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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-> "I saved my entire membership fee with one discount"

"We've been a Liberty Mutual customer for over 12 years. We
called and asked about our HSLDA member discount and they lowered
our premium by approx $95 per year...coincidentally the same
amount as our HSLDA annual membership fee. Thought you'd want to
know!!'"

More reasons to join HSLDA...
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1107

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Topics for March 29, 2005

1. Homeschooling is Growing in Hungary and Romania
2. Time Running Out for HSLDA Poetry Contest Entries
3. Davenport Flunks Homeschool Law 101
4. Announcing Graduation Announcements
5. Home School Heartbeat - Interview with Author Terri Camp
6. Generation Joshua - GenJ Clubs Continue to Grow

Plus: Homeschooling in the News


---[ Alpha Omega Publications Spring Sale ]---------------------------

Alpha Omega Publications (AOP) is hosting their Annual Spring Sale!
Beginning Friday, April 1, all products are 20% off, and 15% off in
May. Whether you're new to home education, an experienced teacher, or
seeking a summer K-12 program for your student, don't miss this
opportunity to save.

Use the link below and 10% of your total online purchase will go to
the Home School Foundation!

http://www.hslda.org/alink.asp?ID=63

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1. Homeschooling is Growing in Hungary and Romania

Three years ago, Dr. Robert Rapp of Westminster Biblical Missions
(WBM) contacted HSLDA and asked for help with the organization of
homeschooling in these two countries. There has been much fruit from
small beginnings.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2226


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2. Time Running Out for HSLDA Poetry Contest Entries

Entries for the first annual HSLDA Poetry Contest are due by April 15,
so dip those quills and let your creativity flow.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2227


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3. Davenport Flunks Homeschool Law 101

Iowa - A member family in the Davenport School District began
homeschooling last year and submitted an end-of-year portfolio
evaluation for their son. Then the problems began...

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2228


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4. Announcing Graduation Announcements

When a homeschooled student graduates from high school, more than his
own dedication and hard work are being celebrated. This year, we are
pleased to share a new item to assist you in celebrating this rite of
passage: graduation announcements.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2229


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5. Home School Heartbeat - Interview with Author Terri Camp--Ignite
the Fire!

The poet Yeats said, "Education is the lighting of a fire." Author
Terri Camp shares how you can light the fire of learning in your
homeschool.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2230


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6. Generation Joshua - GenJ Clubs Continue to Grow

Generation Joshua clubs are being formed all over the country. Ned
Ryun, Director of Generation Joshua, visited one of the first clubs
which was formed in Knox County, Ohio.

To find out more about the program:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2231



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Mar. 29: News 14 Carolina (North Carolina)
Private, Homeschoolers Object to Easley Oversight Proposal
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2232

Mar. 27: Concord Monitor (New Hampshire)
Family Learns Together, Plays Together
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2233

Mar. 24: The Des Moines Register (Iowa)
Bill Lets Homeschool Parents Teach Driving
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2234

Mar. 23: AgapePress (Mississippi)
La. Mom Sees More Black Families Choosing Home Education
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2235

Mar. 23: Montgomery Advertiser (Alabama)
Activities on the Rise for Tri-county Homeschoolers
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2236




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For more information visit:
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