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8/10/2005 4:27:59 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--August 10, 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 August 10, 2005

1. HSF Gives Nearly $500,000 to Homeschoolers
2. New York Legislative Wrap-up
3. Watch Your Privacy!
4. HSLDA Art and Photo Contests - Are you ready?
5. Home School Heartbeat - Children With Reading Challenges
6. Generation Joshua - In the Heart of Tennessee

Plus: Homeschooling in the News


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1. The Home School Foundation Gives Nearly $500,000 to Homeschoolers

The Home School Foundation is pleased to announce the release of its
annual financial report for fiscal year 2004-2005. In accordance with
its mission, to bless the homeschool community and promote
homeschooling, the annual report documents the numerous ways HSF has
been able to give to needy families.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2506


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2. New York - Legislative Wrap-up

The New York regular legislative session has ended for this year. We
are thankful that no legislation that would have negatively impacted
homeschool families passed this session.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2507


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3. Minnesota - Watch Your Privacy!

The Minnesota Legislature has finished its work for 2005, and
homeschoolers need to brace themselves for an upcoming onslaught of
advertising aimed at trying to entice them into government cyberschool
programs.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2508

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4. HSLDA Art and Photo Contests-Are you ready?

If you haven't already started, there is still time. Get started
today! Art contest deadline is October 1. Photo contest deadline is
November 15.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2509


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5. Home School Heartbeat - Homeschooling Children With Reading
Challenges

Does your child have trouble reading? Reading specialist Dr. Karen
Holinga offers advice to homeschooling parents.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2510


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6. Generation Joshua - In the Heart of Tennessee

Ned Ryun, Director of Generation Joshua, is barnstorming his way
across Tennessee this week to meet with the growing number of
Generation Joshua members.

To find out more about the program:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2511



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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August 9: Columbia Daily Tribune Missouri
Home-school co-op organizer surprised by interest
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2512

August 7: Courier Post Online New Jersey
Parents exchange ideas, find support at home-schooling program
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2513

August 5: Family News In Focus
Homeschoolers Use Public School Activities
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2514

August 2: Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs Oklahoma
Oklahoma City Doctor Finds Her Way Home
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2515

August 2: New River Valley Current Virginia
Students record Smithfield's history
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2516



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