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10/5/2005 7:07:57 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--October 5, 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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No one can be everywhere at once. And you can't be at home,
teaching your children, while monitoring your state's legislature.
Through electronic legislative services, HSLDA is monitoring state
legislation for you-watching and listening carefully for any
proposed laws that could erode your right to homeschool.
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Topics for October 5, 2005

1. HSLDA's Philadelphia National Conference
2. Attempt to Crush Private School Option Fails
3. Form Trumps Substance in Kansas
4. Home School Heartbeat - Classical Writing
5. Generation Joshua - Teen Program at HSLDA's National Conference

Plus: Homeschooling in the News






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1. HSLDA's Philadelphia National Conference

The conference was a great success. Homeschooling continues to grow,
and as more homeschoolers graduate the world will more fully
appreciate the benefits of a home education.

Read more about it at:
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2604


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2. New Hampshire - Attempt to Crush Private School Option Fails

The New Hampshire Department of Education failed in its most recent
attempt to prevent homeschool families from using the private school
option.

Read more about it at:
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2605


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3. Form Trumps Substance in Kansas

A local public school rejected a member familiy's request for special
education services by saying that homeschoolers were excluded.
However, the family's request was quickly reinstated when they called
HSLDA for assistance.

Read more about it at:
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2606


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4. Home School Heartbeat - Classical Writing

Does your child know how to communicate effectively? Michael Farris
talks with his guests about teaching children to become excellent
writers.

Read more about it at:
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2607


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5. Generation Joshua - Teen Program at HSLDA's National Conference

Last week, in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Generation Joshua provided
an insiders view of the Constitutional Convention.

To find out more about the program:
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2608



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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October 5: Willits News California
New exhibit at Blue Sky Gallery
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2609

October 5: Nashville City Paper Tennessee
Parks ruling irks parents
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2610

October 4: St. Cloud Times Minnesota
Home-schooled athletes go extra mile to compete
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2611

September 30: North Texas e-News Texas
Homeschoolers visit Perrin Museum
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2612




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