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10/12/2005 4:45:07 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--October 12, 2005

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Topics for October 12, 2005

1. Defending a Family's Rights at the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
2. Wisconsin School District Mandates False Deadline
3. Tipp City Schools Demand Birth Certificates
4. Help Homeschoolers by Letting us Know Where you Shop Online
5. Home School Heartbeat - The Spiritual Power of Mothers
6. Generation Joshua - Deadline is November 1 for Benjamin Rush Awards

Plus: Homeschooling in the News






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1. Defending a Family's Right to Privacy at the Eighth Circuit Court
of Appeals

On Monday, October 10, 2005, James R. Mason, III, Litigation Counsel
for Home School Legal Defense Association, defended a homeschooling
family's right to family privacy at the Eighth Circuit Court of
Appeals in Kansas City, Missouri.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2613


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2. Wisconsin School District Mandates False Deadline

Homeschoolers in the Kiel Area School District were surprised when
they were told to submit their "paperwork" to the Department of Public
Instruction prior to September 1, 2005.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2614


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3. Tipp City Schools Demand Birth Certificates

Tipp City Schools devises new requirements for homeschool notification
form.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2615


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4. Help Homeschoolers by Letting us Know Where you Shop Online

Last year your clicks resulted in over $11,000 for the Home School
Foundation. This year we are already over $12,000, towards a goal of
$20,000. The Clicks for Homeschooling program is again getting ready
for the holiday season. Please help us help homeschooling by telling
us where you shop online and telling others about the program. Check
out our current list and tell us if your favorites are missing. Don't
forget to use a Clicks for Homeschooling link when you shop online
this holiday season and all year long!

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2616


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5. Home School Heartbeat - Empowered Women: The Spiritual Power of
Mothers

Mothers can have a long-term positive impact on their children (and
future generations) by daily faithfulness in four areas.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2617


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6. Generation Joshua - Deadline is November 1 for Benjamin Rush Awards
Program

Make sure you have covered all the requirements to be eligible for
awards in the Benjamin Rush Awards Program

To find out more about the program:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2618



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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October 12: mlive.com Michigan
Homeschool assignment: Rescue men from lake
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2619

October 10: Syracuse Post-Standard New York
District: No room for home-schooled
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2620

October 6: KATC Louisiana
Parents in Louisiana homeschooling their kids
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=2621



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