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6/5/2007 5:22:29 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--Curriculum Market Reaches Milestone

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Topics for June 5, 2007:

1. Curriculum Market Reaches Milestone
2. Poetry Contest Winners Named
3. Largest PHC Commencement Class Earns Diplomas
4. 'Home School Heartbeat': Dark Shadows--Germany's Homeschool Law
5. Generation Joshua: Family/Teen Camp Registration Deadline June 15

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1. Curriculum Market Reaches Milestone

Home School Legal Defense Association is excited to announce that our
online Curriculum Market has grown to include more than 5,000
registered users. For homeschoolers already gathering materials for
the next school year, this means our online auction now offers an even
wider selection of potential bargains. The site is free and easy to
use; anyone can post items to sell--but only members can register to
buy.

To learn more or to register:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4156


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2. Poetry Contest Winners Named

This year's participants responded to the themes in many creative
ways--from sonnets reflecting creation's grandeur to dramatic
monologues that reveal, as one judge put it, "the breadth of human
experience."

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4157


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3. Largest PHC Commencement Class Earns Diplomas

On a sunny day that witnessed a record 59 graduates walk and Patrick
Henry College's new Chancellor and President formally installed,
commencement speaker Ken Wales inspired the audience with stories of
his Hollywood career and how he manages to make films with
integrity--and faith--intact.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4158


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4. 'Home School Heartbeat': Dark Shadows--Germany's Homeschool Law

Is the homeschooling situation in Germany casting dark shadows on the
American future? On this week's "Home School Heartbeat," Michael
Farris explains the struggle of German homeschoolers to change their
leaders' prejudice against homeschooling.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4159


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5. Generation Joshua: Family/Teen Camp Registration Deadline June 15

The deadline for the fourth annual Generation Joshua Family/Teen camp
is fast approaching. This year, the camp is being held at the stunning
YMCA Camp Ocoee near Chattanooga, Tennessee from July 1-7.
Registration closes June 15.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4160


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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June 4: The Jackson Sun, Jackson, Tennessee
Parents Enjoy Flexibility of Homeschooling
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4161

June 1: Time Magazine
Spelling Bee Champ Also a Math-Whiz
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4162

May 30: The Dispatch Online, North Carolina
Homeschooler Learned Independence
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4163

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