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7/20/2005 4:28:10 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--July 20, 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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Topics for July 20, 2005

1. House Subcommittee Proposes to End College Discrimination Against
Homeschoolers
2. False Allegation Made Against Family
3. Freedom Continues to Ring
4. Home School Heartbeat - Homeschool Dads
5. Generation Joshua - Benjamin Rush Awards Program 2005

Plus: Homeschooling in the News




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1. House Subcommittee Proposes to End College Discrimination Against
Homeschoolers

The legislation will stop discrimination against homeschooled students
who seek to enter college before the "normal" age of seventeen.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2450



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2. Kentucky - False Allegation Made Against Family

An unsupportive relative was probably the source of the claim that a
member family was not homeschooling. HSLDA intervened when the local
Director of Pupil Personnel began an investigation.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2451


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3. Alaska - Freedom Continues to Ring

Homeschooling families in Alaska are continuing to enjoy the blessings
of the best homeschool law in the nation.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2452


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4. Home School Heartbeat - Homeschool Dads

Dad is more than the homeschool principal! In fact, fathers do
everything from grocery shopping to teaching homeschool co-op classes.
This week, Mike Smith talks with three dads about their contributions
to their children's education. Find out how a homeschooling father can
support his wife, share teaching responsibilities, and use his own
expertise and talents in his children's education.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2453


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5. Generation Joshua - Benjamin Rush Awards Program 2005

The deadline is rapidly approaching for this year's Benjamin Rush
Awards Program. Scholarships to Patrick Henry College worth thousands
of dollars are available to Generation Joshua members who successfully
complete enough tasks by November 1, 2005.

To find out more about the program:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2454



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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July 19: Albert Lea Tribute Minnesota
Global Learning
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2455

July 19: MetroWest Daily News Massachusetts
Home schoolers combine work and play
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2456

July 18: Washington Post
Binding a Scattered Community
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2457

July 15: Nipomo's Adobe Press: California
Drawn to livestock
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2459

July 13: The Washington Post Maryland
Maryland Parents File Lawsuit Over Home-Schooling
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2460



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