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4/8/2008 4:28:52 PM
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HSLDA's Weekly Update--National Leaders Attends Summit

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Topics for April 8, 2008:

1. National Leaders Attend Homeschooling Summit
2. Governor Proclaims Home Education Awareness Week
3. Art Contest Winners Announced
4. Poetry Contest Deadline Approaching
5. PHC: Register Now For Teen Leadership Camps
6. 'Home School Heartbeat': Legal Roundup--Across the Globe


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1. National Leaders Attend Homeschooling Summit

On Wednesday, March 12, over 60 state homeschool leaders from 31
states came to Washington, D.C., to take part in the biannual Home
School Legal Defense Association's National Homeschool Leader Summit.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4990


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2. Nevada: Governor Proclaims Home Education Awareness Week

Governor Jim Gibbons proclaimed March 31-April 5 as Nevada Home
Education Awareness Week.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5008


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3. Art Contest Winners Announced

It is with great pleasure that we announce the results of the 2008
HSLDA Art Contest. Congratulations to all the winners and the
finalists! You should be proud of the work you submitted. It's a
credit to the homeschool community.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4991


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4. Poetry Contest Deadline Approaching

HSLDA's poetry contest submission dates are fast approaching. Be sure
to go to our contest website to take a look at the themes and
guidelines for this year. We will accept poetry contest submissions
May 1 through June 1 (entries must be postmarked by June 1). It's
time to begin thinking about your submissions.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4992


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5. PHC: Register Now For Teen Leadership Camps

Teen Leadership Camps provide an exciting context for students to
explore an academic discipline and learn to apply a biblical worldview
to the issues of today. Classroom sessions taught by Patrick Henry
College faculty, and other field experts, as well as field trips to
nearby historical sites and centers of American government make the
camps a unique experience which your teen will value for a lifetime.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4993


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6. 'Home School Heartbeat': Legal Roundup--Across the Globe

It takes a strong commitment to faith, family, and education to remain
steadfast in the fight for homeschooling freedom. This week, HSLDA
attorneys Jim Mason and Michael Donnelly join hosts Mike Farris and
Mike Smith to explain some of the legal battles homeschoolers are
facing in Germany and the United States.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4994


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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April 6: The Associated Press
Eureka Boy Wins state National Geographic Bee
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4995

April 6: The Missourian, University of Missouri, Columbia
Colleges in Missouri are Recruiting Homeschooled Students
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4996

April 4: The Herald, Everett, Washington
Homeschooling at Risk?
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4997

April 4: The Press, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Homeschooled Team Wins State Mock Trial Title
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4998

April 4: Catholic Online
Last Chance for California Homeschooling?
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4999

April 3: The Telegraph, Nashua, New Hampshire
Homeschooling Parents Unhappy about New Bill
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5000

April 2: Lansing State Journal, Lansing, Michigan
New Tackle Football League Coming to Lansing
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5001

April 2: Townhhall.com
Commentary: Threat to Homeschooling
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5002

April 2: Montgomery Advertiser, Montgomery, Alabama
EyeLight Media Set to Premiere Documentary
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5003

April 2: Johnson City Press, Johnson City, Tennessee
Kicking it Homeschool: Tri-Cities Homeschool Band Making Sweet Music
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5004

April 2: OETA Public Television, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Ready for Life
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5005

April 1: WFMY-TV Channel 2, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Home School Conference To Help College Bound Students
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5006

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