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8/17/2005 8:51:07 AM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--August 16, 2005

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Topics for August 16, 2005

1. Generation Joshua - ABC News
2. Washington Times Op-ed - Choice Answers Education Questions
3. Louisiana Legislative Wrap-up - A Victorious Year!
4. West Virginia Supreme Court Reverses Sports Decision
5. New York Legislative Wrap-up
6. Home School Heartbeat - Learning from Ancient Egypt

Plus: Homeschooling in the News




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1. Generation Joshua - ABC News

The 2005 Generation Joshua Teen Leadership Camp was featured Monday on
ABC World News Tonight.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2519


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2. Washington Times Op-ed - Choice Answers Education Questions

You choose your car, you choose your clothes; why can't you freely
choose your method of education?

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2520


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3. Louisiana Legislative Wrap-up - A Victorious Year!

With the help of hundreds of Home School Legal Defense Association
member families making calls when needed, and the hard work of
Christian Home Educators Fellowship of Louisiana, 2005 was a great
legislative year for Louisiana homeschool families.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2521


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4. West Virginia Supreme Court Reverses Sports Decision

In a 3-2 decision, on July 6, the West Virginia Supreme Court
overturned a lower court ruling which had ordered officials to permit
homeschool students to participate on public school sports teams.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2522


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5. 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=2523


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6. Home School Heartbeat - Learning from Ancient Egypt

Take a trip into the past and study Ancient Egypt! Your children will
learn important values that apply to their lives today.

To find out more about the program:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2524



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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August 15: ABC News New York
Christian Campers Focus on Politics
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2525

August 15: Jackson Sun News Tennessee
Conference gives families tips about home-schooling
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2526

August 14: Detroit News Michigan
Kids learn at home, but no one's watching
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2527

August 11: Orlando Sentinel Florida
Teenager paints career in children's books
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2528



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