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1/9/2007 4:14:56 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update-- False Allegation of 'Emaciation' Rebuffed

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Topics for January 9, 2007:

1. False Allegation of 'Emaciation' Rebuffed
2. The Social Worker At Your Door: 10 Helpful Hints
3. West Warwick Retreats from Time-on-Subject Demand
4. 'Home School Heartbeat': Teaching Financial Responsibility


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1. Texas: False Allegation of 'Emaciation' Rebuffed

A member family stood on their Fourth Amendment rights and refused to
let social workers enter their home and interview their son. We helped
the family prove that allegations against them were false.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3593


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2. The Social Worker at Your Door: 10 Helpful Hints

If your family is targeted by a social services investigation, protect
your children by invoking your Fourth Amendment rights.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=2952


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3. Rhode Island: West Warwick Retreats from Time-on-Subject Demand

One of our attorneys helped a homeschooling family fight a demand that
they specify how much time they would spend teaching their children
individual subjects. Our intervention is also helping to correct the
underlying problems that led to this unlawful demand.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3594


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4. 'Home School Heartbeat': Teaching Financial Responsibility

"Mom, Dad, can you buy that for me?" It's a familiar refrain, whether
your child is 6 or 16. This week, listen in as Michael Smith talks
with his guest about a novel way to teach kids financial stewardship.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3595


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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January 9: Florida Baptist Witness, Jacksonville, Florida
QB Facing College Challenges Grounded in Christ
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3596

January 7: The San Bernadino Sun, San Bernadino, California
Colleges Seeing Quality in Those Homeschooled
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3597

January 5: The Greenwood Commonwealth, Greenwood, Mississippi
More Parents Choosing to Homeschool Their Children
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3598

January 2: Cortez Journal, Cortez, Colorado
Youths Learn ABCs at Homeschool
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3599

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