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5/31/2006 8:52:08 AM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA'S Weekly Update--Whose Job is it Anyway?

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Topics for May 31, 2006:

1. California: Whose Job is it Anyway?
2. Fayette County Threatens to Shut Down Homeschools
3. Family 'In Trouble' Threatened with Magistrate
4. Flaws Repaired in Child Attorney Bill
5. Practical Ways to Reform the Child Welfare System
6. 'Home School Heartbeat': You Can Homeschool through High School


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1. California: Whose Job is it Anyway?

Contrary to what the Marin County grand jury would like, the
legislature has limited the public school's jurisdiction vis-a-vis
children in private schools to verifying attendance.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3083


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2. West Virginia: Fayette County Threatens to Shut Down Homeschools

Fayette County threatens families who submit late assessments.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3084


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3. New Jersey: Family 'In Trouble,' Threatened with Magistrate

A homeschooling family turned to us when local public school officials
made unlawful demands.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3085


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4. Maryland: Flaws Repaired in Child Attorney Bill

Homeschoolers helped us persuade lawmakers to change a bill which
would have allowed judges to interfere with healthy, intact families.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3086


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5. Practical Ways to Reform the Child Welfare System

A guide to how concerned parents can lobby state leaders to reform
laws and protect families from false abuse reports and intrusive
Social Services investigation.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3087


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6. 'Home School Heartbeat': You Can Homeschool through High School

"What if I can't give my child a good education? What if he isn't
prepared for college?" Questions like these confront every parent
considering teaching their high schooler at home. Tune in this week as
Mike Smith interviews three parents who found creative ways to give
their children an excellent high school education suited to their
different talents and abilities.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3088



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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May 26: The Battle Creek Enquirer, Michigan
Young Blades Engage in the Art of Fencing
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3089

May 25: The Honolulu Advertiser, Hawaii
Two Boys Pack Kindness into Suitcases for Kids
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3090

May 24: KTRE-TV, Nacogdoches, Texas
Growing Number of Parents Homeschooling
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3091

May 24: The Moscow Times, Russia
Plucky Parents Choose Homeschooling
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3092

> Links do not imply endorsement.



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