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11/27/2007 5:00:35 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--Superintendent Terminates Home Education Program

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Topics for November 27, 2007:

1. Superintendent Terminates Home Education Program without Authority
2. Employer Questions Homeschool Diploma
3. Share Stories of 'Homeschool Heroes' for the Holidays
4. Bright Spots in Homeschooling: Dancing her Dream
5. 'Home School Heartbeat': Love and Respect in the Homeschool
Marriage
6. Generation Joshua: 2008 Book Club Reading List Announced

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1. Pennsylvania: Superintendent Terminates Home Education Program
without Authority

A public school superintendent tried to revoke a member family's right
to homeschool after they ignored his unauthorized demand that they
submit quarterly reports.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4551


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2. Iowa: Employer Questions Homeschool Diploma

When Home School Legal Defense Association vouched for the credibility
of a homeschool graduate's diploma, doubts raised by a routine
workplace background check were quickly laid to rest.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4552


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3. Share Stories of 'Homeschool Heroes' for the Holidays

Over the last 23 years, HSLDA Senior Counsel Chris Klicka has battled
for homeschool freedoms in all 50 states on behalf of thousands of
homeschoolers. In his new book, "Home School Heroes: The Struggle and
Triumph of Home Schooling in America," he tells the stories of over a
hundred homeschool families from the 80's and early 90's and how they
overcame intense opposition.

To read more and to purchase:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4553


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4. Bright Spots in Homeschooling: Dancing her Dream

Seventeen-year-old Aubry Myers held "Angelina Ballerina Parties" as a
community outreach to young dancers in Baltimore County, Maryland. The
program also earned her a grant from the Start Something program,
which allowed Aubry to further study dance at the Atlanta Ballet.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4554


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5. 'Home School Heartbeat': Love and Respect in the Homeschool
Marriage

Should I focus on my kids or my marriage? According to Dr. Emerson
Eggerichs, God has called homeschooling parents to be both good
parents and good partners. Tune in for more with host Mike Smith.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4555


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6. Generation Joshua: 2008 Book Club Reading List Announced

Expand your knowledge of history. The GenJ Book Club is an excellent
way for teens to deepen their understanding of the world. Every month
you'll read and discuss a different book on subjects such as current
events, worldviews, history, and faith.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4560


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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November 27: The Denver Post, Denver, Colorado
Aurora Student Named Rhodes Scholar
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4556

November 26: Daily Times-Call, Longmont, Colorado
Reasons why Parents Homeschool are as Varied as the Families who Do
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4557

November 26: The Washington Times, Washington, D.C.
Teach Your Children Well
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4558

November 23: The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, California
UC Riverside a Leader in Courting Homeschooled Students
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4559

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