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10/30/2007 4:41:11 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--Homeschooler Told 'You Have No Rights'

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H S L D A ' s W E E K L Y U P D A T E
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-> Who are the nation's best lobbyists?

We don't know that this has ever been determined; but we do know
that HSLDA's National Center for Home Education is the only
national organization lobbying on behalf of homeschoolers on
Capitol Hill.

More reasons to join HSLDA...
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1102

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Topics for October 30, 2007:

1. Homeschooler Told by Police 'You Have No Rights'
2. Certified Teacher Not Good Enough to Homeschool
3. New Director Named for Generation Joshua
4. Erroneous 'Supplemental Curriculum' Request Withdrawn
5. Foundation Prepared to Help Wildfire Survivors
6. Students Learn the Price of Liberty
7. 'Home School Heartbeat': Raising Teenage Boys Part II
8. Generation Joshua: Members Integral in Louisiana Governor Victory

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1. New York: Homeschooler Told by Police 'You Have No Rights'

A Florida homeschooling mother visiting New York to help care for her
father was nearly charged with educational neglect. Home School Legal
Defense Association helped the family prove they were in compliance
with Florida law.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4495


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2. Virginia: Certified Teacher Not Good Enough to Homeschool

When a Virginia family encountered unexpected red tape upon attempting
to homeschool under the state's certified teacher provision, they
contacted HSLDA.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4496


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3. New Director Named for Generation Joshua

HSLDA is pleased to announce that William Estrada has been chosen to
head up Generation Joshua. It is always encouraging when we can fill
key positions at HSLDA from within our ranks of co-laborers. After
having taken the time to conduct an extensive job search, we concluded
that the best person for this key position is Will.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4506


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4. West Virginia: Erroneous 'Supplemental Curriculum' Request
Withdrawn

HSLDA intervened when public school officials wrongly informed several
homeschooling families that their children had scored below minimum
standards on mandatory tests.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4497


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5. Foundation Prepared to Help Wildfire Survivors

The Home School Foundation is ready to activate its Emergency Fund in
order to assist California homeschoolers affected by recent
devastating wildfires.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4498


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6. Patrick Henry College: Students Learn the Price of Liberty

From immersing themselves in Costa Rican culture, to witnessing the
constant threat of terrorism in Israel, many Patrick Henry College
students left their summer months with a better understanding of the
motto "for Christ and for Liberty."

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4499


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7. 'Home School Heartbeat': Raising Teenage Boys Part II

Responsibility, leadership, maturity, purity... these are all things
homeschooling parents want their teenage sons to learn. On this week's
series, host Michael Farris talks with four Patrick Henry College
students about how their parents gave them opportunities to learn
these skills in their teenage years.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4500


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8. Generation Joshua: Members Integral in Louisiana Governor Victory

A few weeks ago, close to 100 Generation Joshua members from across
the Southeast converged upon Louisiana to help elect Bobby Jindal as
the next Governor.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4501



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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October 29: The Citizen-Times, Asheville, North Carolina
Homeschool Students Win State Volleyball Title
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4502

October 27: The Courier-Mail, Brisbane, Australia
Trend in Homeschooling
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4503

October 24: The Christian Post
Thousands of Students Observe Pro-life Day in Silence
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4504

October 23: The Times-Colonist, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Homeschoolers Get Creative En Route to Higher Education
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4505

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