From the HSLDA E-lert Service:
< BACK TO ARCHIVE

Date:
From:
Subject:

7/6/2005 6:34:49 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--July 6, 2005

======================================================================
H S L D A ' s W E E K L Y U P D A T E
======================================================================
----------------------------------------------------------------------
-> There may be no such thing as a free lunch...

If you pass on a legacy of freedom, your children and their
...but there is a way to get a free membership! Through our
Three-for-Free program, you can get a free one-year renewal for
simply referring three of your homeschooling friends into
membership with HSLDA.

More reasons to join HSLDA...
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2078

----------------------------------------------------------------------
Topics for July 6, 2005

1. Washington Times Op-ed - Taking Up the Mantle of the Founders
2. It's Not Over Til It's Over
3. Family Declines Special Education Services
4. Educational Neglect Investigation
5. Home School Heartbeat - A Mind At A Time
6. Generation Joshua - GenJ Camp 2005 is in Full Swing

Plus: Homeschooling in the News




......................................................................
1. Washington Times Op-ed - Taking Up the Mantle of the Founders

The original Independence Day proved to be a turning point in history
as a new nation was born with liberty as its central premise.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2429


......................................................................
2. Nevada - It's Not Over Til It's Over

Nevada almost turned its back on protecting parental rights but at the
last hour a child welfare reform bill favorable to homeschoolers
became law.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2430


......................................................................
3. Oregon - Family Declines Special Education Services

A member family in Jackson County contacted us after receiving a
request from the local school district for an evaluation of their
child.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2431


......................................................................
4. New York - Educational Neglect Investigation

Unfortunately, school districts across the country regularly seek
information they are not entitiled to under the law. The Mason County
School District proved to be no exception.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2432


......................................................................
5. Home School Heartbeat - A Mind At A Time

Kids in the same family are not carbon copies of one another. This
week, Michael Farris talks with his wife, Vickie, about recognizing
learning differences in children. Glean tips on teaching children who
learn at different rates, when to start formal schooling, and
motivating the indifferent child.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2433


......................................................................
6. Generation Joshua - GenJ Camp 2005 is in Full Swing

The campaign has begun at this year's Generation Joshua Summer Camp.
Posters are springing up around campus and candidates are purchasing
"air time" in order to promote their message and gain voters.

To find out more about the program:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2434



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
=====================================================================

July 5: Tucson Citizen
Dominic Bermudez wins tennis crown in Southern Open
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2435

July 5: W*USA 9 News: Virginia
Incredible Kids
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2436

July 3: Houston Chronicle Texas
More homeschoolers seek access to public school activities
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2437

June 29: Lancaster Online Pennsylvania
Should homeschoolers be included?
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2438
FEATURED HSLDA PerX - Kidtest.com
======================================================================

An online academic assessment company fulfilling all your testing and
education product needs, with up to 32% discounts on tests to HSLDA
members and HSF Friends of Home Schooling. Our advanced benchmarked
tests easily identify academic strengths and areas for improvement.

For more information visit:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1559



======================================================================
The HSLDA E-lert Service is a service of:

Home School Legal Defense Association
P.O. Box 3000
Purcellville, Virginia 20134
Phone: (540) 338-5600
Fax: (540) 338-2733
Email: info@hslda.org
Web: http://www.hslda.org

----------------------------------------------------------------------
How To Subscribe:

- Subscribe to the HSLDA E-lert Service at our website:

https://secure.hslda.org/hslda/elert/account.asp?Process=Subscribe

- Or send an email with name and complete mailing address to:

subscribe@hslda.org

----------------------------------------------------------------------
Subscription Information:

- You subscribed to the HSLDA E-lert Service as:

##ToAddress##

- To unsubscribe from the HSLDA E-lert Service send an email from
the email address you want to unsubscribe to:

unsubscribe@hslda.org

- To change your email address or make other changes to your
subscription, visit the HSLDA E-lert Service account web page at:

https://secure.hslda.org/hslda/elert/account.asp

----------------------------------------------------------------------
POSTMASTERS: This message is being sent to the most recent address we
have for our subscribers. If this is an invalid email address or you
have other problems, please reply to webmaster@hslda.org.
----------------------------------------------------------------------
DISCLAIMER: This is considered a private and confidential message
from HSLDA to its bonafide HSLDA E-lert Service subscribers.
HSLDA cannot attest to the authenticity of copies posted, forwarded,
or sent by any party other than HSLDA.
----------------------------------------------------------------------
NOTE: Please do not reply or otherwise use this email address;
hslda@hslda.org is for broadcast purposes only and is not intended to
receive incoming messages. We cannot reply to any email sent to this
address. If you have comments or questions, please send email to
info@hslda.org or call HSLDA at 540-338-5600. HSLDA members can also
email staff directly through the Members website at
http://members.hslda.org/contact.asp. Thank you for your cooperation.
======================================================================