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7/17/2007 4:43:25 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--Rep. Colloton Misfires on Citizenship Training

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Topics for July 17, 2007:

1. Rep. Colloton Misfires on Citizenship Training
2. Ill Child's Medical Privacy Protected by Timely Legal Advice
3. Day at the Capitol Celebrates Expanded Freedom
4. Legislative Wrap-up--New Homeschool Guidelines Thwarted
5. Legislative Victory--Homeschool Freedoms Preserved
6. Homeschooling Thru High School: Teach Your Teen Life Skills
7. 'Home School Heartbeat': Presidential Candidate Mike Huckabee
8. Generation Joshua: 2007 Summer Camp a Resounding Success


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1. Kansas: Rep. Colloton Misfires on Citizenship Training

Studies prove what one state legislator evidently doesn't realize:
Homeschooled students tend to be more involved in civics and community
service than their counterparts.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4256


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2. Virginia: Ill Child's Medical Privacy Protected by Timely Legal
Advice

A Virginia family called Home School Legal Defense Association when
social workers came to their home and accused the mother of medical
neglect. HSLDA helped to resolve the situation while protecting the
family's privacy.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4257


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3. Maine: Day at the Capitol Celebrates Expanded Freedom

HSLDA was there when Maine homeschoolers gathered at the capitol to
meet lawmakers and celebrate expanded freedom granted by recent
legislation.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4258


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4. Indiana: Legislative Wrap-up--New Homeschool Guidelines Thwarted

The 2007 legislative session in Indiana was only four months long, but
it certainly was busy. The most serious attack on homeschool freedom
was a resolution that could have brought new homeschool guidelines to
Indiana.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4259


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5. Oklahoma: Legislative Victory--Homeschool Freedoms Preserved

Homeschoolers and HSLDA helped defeat a bill that would have severely
restricted homeschooling freedom in Oklahoma.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4260


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6. Homeschooling Thru High School: Teach Your Teen Life Skills

In the midst of the algebra, literature and biology assignments, take
time to equip your teen with valuable life skills. First aid,
nutrition, financial management and car maintenance are just a few
areas you may want to cover.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4261


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7. 'Home School Heartbeat': Presidential Candidate Mike Huckabee

In this installment of "Home School Heartbeat's" Presidential
Candidate Interview Series, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee
voices his opinions on a variety of issues relevant to the
homeschooling family.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4262


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8. Generation Joshua: 2007 Summer Camp a Resounding Success

In early July, families and teens from across the country participated
in Generation Joshua's Family/Teen Camp in Ocoee, Tennessee. It was an
incredible week of fellowship and learning.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4263


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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July 16: Washington Times, Washington, D.C.
Homeschoolers Learn by Helping to Feed the Needy
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4264

July 16: The Tennessean, Nashville, Tennessee
Teen's Winning Film has Uplifting Message
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4265

July 13: The News-Review, Petoskey, Michigan
Editorial: Congratulations, Again, Homer!
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4266

July 13: The Intelligencer, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Area Gymnast Starts New Chapter
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4267

July 13: Lynn News, Kings Lynn, United Kingdom
Homeschooling Gives Youngsters Good Start in Life
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4268

July 12: Des Moines Register, Des Moines, Iowa
Homeschooler Fulfills Childhood Goal of Becoming Race Car Driver
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4269

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