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11/11/2008 4:17:28 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--"All Homeschoolers Get Psychological Evaluations"

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Topics for November 11, 2008:

1. Social Worker--"All Homeschoolers Get Psychological Evaluations"
2. Washington Times Op-ed--Getting Permits Might Take Work
3. Anonymous Tip Results in Visit From...The Dog Warden
4. American Family Summoned to Defend Parental Rights
5. Homeschooling Prospers by Families Helping Families
6. School District Won't Take "No" for an Answer
7. Update on College of the Canyons Admission Policy
8. PHC Job Opening: Application Developer
9. HSLDA Job Opening: Software Developer
10. 'Home School Heartbeat': The National Bible Bee

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1. Florida: Social Worker--"All Homeschoolers Get Psychological
Evaluations"

After bullying her way into a member family's house, a social worker
then tried to order psychological testing for everyone in the
home--just because they homeschool.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5794


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2. Washington Times Op-ed--Getting Permits Might Take Work

One of the issues homeschooling parents have to address once their
children become teenagers is work.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5795


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3. Ohio: Anonymous Tip Results in Visit From...The Dog Warden

A dog warden and police officer displayed ignorance of the nation's
highest laws when they rudely attempted to enter a member family's
home without a warrant.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5796


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4. Germany: American Family Summoned to Defend Parental Rights

The continued persecution of home educators in Germany was illustrated
by the case of an American family who were summoned to court for
homeschooling.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5797


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5. South Korea: Homeschooling Prospers by Families Helping Families

Inspired by their American mentors, South Koreans are expanding
homeschooling in their country.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5798


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6. Wisconsin: School District Won't Take "No" for an Answer

Public school officials persisted in offering government-funded
special needs services to a homeschooling family who didn't want them.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5799


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7. California: Update on College of the Canyons Admission Policy

A misunderstanding about a college's admissions policy stemmed from
faulty information on its website.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5804


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8. PHC Job Opening: Application Developer

The college is seeking candidates with experience in a wide range of
computer applications and languages.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5624


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9. HSLDA Job Opening: Software Developer

HSLDA seeks an experienced software developer to develop and maintain
software that supports business processes throughout the organization.
This full-time, on-site position offers excellent benefits and a
salary commensurate with experience.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3140


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10. 'Home School Heartbeat': The National Bible Bee

Do you want to direct your child's competitive edge toward something
eternally worthwhile? On this week's program, the director of the
upcoming National Bible Bee joins Mike Farris to explain how this
contest highlights the value of the word of God--and how you can get
involved.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5800


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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November 7: C & G Newspapers, Farmington Hills, Michigan
Homeschooled Teens Have a Ball
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5801

November 6: Clay County Democrat, Rector, Arkansas
Clay County 4-H Establishes New Club for Homeschoolers
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5802

November 6: Powhatan Today, Powhatan, Virginia
Homeschool Softball Team a New Option
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=5803

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