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2/12/2008 3:46:55 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--Homeschool Family Faces $7,000 Fine

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-> You can only do so much...

No one can be everywhere at once. And you can't be at home,
teaching your children, while monitoring your state's legislature.
Through electronic legislative services, HSLDA is monitoring state
legislation for you -- watching and listening carefully for any
proposed laws that could erode your right to homeschool.
Join HSLDA today-we'll watch out for your future.

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>> Legislation in Your State

If you live in Florida, Iowa, Maryland, Mississippi, Tennessee or
Utah, click the link below for important news about legislation that
could affect your freedom to homeschool.

http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4633


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Topics for February 12, 2008:

1. Homeschool Family Faces $7,000 Fine
2. What's Wrong with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child?
3. Family Accused of Having 'Too Many Kids'
4. Famed Apologist Arrives on Campus
5. 'Home School Heartbeat': The Tightwad Homeschooler
6. Generation Joshua: Plan Now for Summer Camp


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1. Texas: Homeschool Family Faces $7,000 Fine

Home School Legal Defense Association helped a family refute charges
that they were homeschooling unlawfully, but that wasn't the end of
the case. Because of the mistake, the family was told they owed
thousands of dollars in fines.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4744


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2. What's Wrong with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child?

This week on ParentalRights.org, the UN Convention on the Rights of
the Child is a topic for discussion. Find out how this international
treaty could jeopardize your rights as a parent.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4757


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3. Texas: Family Accused of Having 'Too Many Kids'

When a social services worker brought ridiculous accusations against a
family with seven children, HSLDA stepped in to help.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4745


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4. Patrick Henry College: Famed Apologist Arrives on Campus

Dr. John Warwick Montgomery, world renowned apologetics expert, and
author of more than 40 books in five languages on the issues of human
rights and biblical apologetics, joined the PHC campus this spring.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4746


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5. 'Home School Heartbeat': The Tightwad Homeschooler

Textbooks, math manipulatives, lab equipment--the costs of
homeschooling look steep, but there are ways to rescue your budget.
Join Mike Smith as he highlights some of these cost-cutting ideas.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4747


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6. Generation Joshua: Plan Now for Summer Camp

Would you like your teens to discover how they can play a vital role
in impacting our nation for Christ in the civic and political arena?
Consider the week-long GenJ summer camp. Whether your teens considers
themselves political junkies or just average Americans, they will come
away from camp with memories that will last a lifetime and the
motivation to get and stay involved in the political process.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4748


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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February 11: The Independent Tribune, Kannapolis, North Carolina
Concord Teenager Publishes Novel Based on Irish Ancestry
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4749

February 11: The News-Times, Danbury, Connecticut
Young Bowling Stars Continue to Shine in Local Leagues
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4756

February 10: The Beacon News, Aurora, Illinois
Home Away From Homeschooling
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4750

February 8: Asbury Park Press, Asbury Park, New Jersey
Homeschooling no Longer Carries Stigma It Once Did
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4751

February 8: The Daily News Journal, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Homeschooled Swimmer Hopes to Make Big Splash
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4752

February 7: Hartford Courant, Hartford, Connecticut
Support for Homeschoolers in Children's Committee
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4753

February 7: The Denver Post, Denver, Colorado
Fiddles, Folk, Faith Bond Family
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4754

February 6: Lincoln Journal Star, Lincoln, Nebraska
Heineman: I'll Veto Homeschool Testing Bill
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4755

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