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6/17/2008 4:44:50 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--More Problems for Homeschoolers in Germany

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Topics for June 17, 2008:

1. Washington Times Op-ed--More Problems for Homeschoolers in Germany
2. D.C.: Media Focuses on Homeschool Regulations Controversy
3. Germany: Family Faces Trial, Possible Jail Time for Homeschooling
4. Photo Contest Approaching
5. 'Home School Heartbeat': Driver's Education at Home


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1. Washington Times Op-ed--More Problems for Homeschoolers in Germany

One of our Home School Legal Defense Association staff attorneys just
returned from a two-week assessment of the homeschooling climate in
Germany. Sadly, homeschool families there continue to be aggressively
pursued by school authorities and youth welfare officials.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5223


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2. D.C.: Media Focuses on Homeschool Regulations Controversy

As homeschoolers and District of Columbia officials continue to debate
the District's proposed homeschooling regulations, more media outlets
are paying attention.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5225


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3. Germany: Family Faces Trial, Possible Jail Time for Homeschooling

The Dudek family in Archfeld, Germany will be tried on June 18 for
homeschooling their children. The Dudeks have quietly and successfully
educated their children at home in obedience to God but in the face of
Germany's restrictive laws regarding homeschooling.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5226


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4. Photo Contest Approaching

HSLDA's homeschool Photo Contest is approaching, so start dusting your
lenses and thinking about your entries. Submission dates are July 1
through August 1.

Students must submit a photo with one of the following fruits of the
spirit as their theme:

Category 1 (students 7-11): Gentleness
Category 2 (students 12-15): Faithfulness
Category 3 (students 16-19): Self-control

For contest rules, entry fees and entry forms:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5227


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5. 'Home School Heartbeat': Driver's Education at Home

Is your teen aching to take on the open road? If so, it's time to
explore driver's education programs. As this week's driver's education
experts will explain, state driver's education isn't the only option.
Due to advances in legislation and curriculum, you can teach your teen
to drive, protecting his safety, his future, and your pocketbook.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5228


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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June 16: The Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, Georgia
Dad Takes on Rare Role: Homeschool Teacher
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5229

June 14: The Daily Telegram, Adrian, Michigan
Homeschooling a Growing Trend
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5230

June 12: The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, Utah
20-Year-Old Whiz Kid Runs Senate Campaign
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5231

June 11: WSMV-TV Channel 4, Nashville, Tennessee
Homeschooled Girl Denied Scholarship
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5232

June 11: Today's Local News, San Marcos, California
Courts Could Require Credentials for Homeschoolers
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5233

June 10: The Modesto Bee, Modesto, California
Homeschooling Thrives with Current Guidelines
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5234

June 10: The News Herald, Morganton, North Carolina
Homeschoolers Fly High, Get to the Point
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5235

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