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3/24/2009 4:33:39 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--District Claims Kids Better off in School

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Legislative Update

If you live in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky,
Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Nebraska, North
Dakota, Washington or West Virginia, click on the link below to learn
about legislation that could affect your freedom to homeschool.

http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6116


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Topics for March 24, 2009:

1. District Claims It Can 'Take Better Care' of Kids at School
2. Official Questions Homeschooler During Portfolio Review
3. Homeschooling Thru High School: Motivation
4. Enroll in the National Bible Bee Now!
5. Join HSLDA for Free! (for Three Months)
6. 'Home School Heartbeat': Courtship

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1. Illinois: District Claims It Can 'Take Better Care' of Kids at
School

After three months of harassment by the LaSalle County School
District, a single mother is finally able to homeschool her sons in
peace.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6293


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2. Florida: Official Questions Homeschooler During Portfolio Review

HSLDA helped a member family refute a school official's misguided
comments and assert their right to determine the proper grade level of
their son.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6294


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3. Homeschooling Thru High School: Motivation

"Are we done yet for this year?" may be the chorus your teens or even
you are chanting! If so, then a dose of encouragement will help
motivate you and your teens to finish strong. On our HSLDA High School
Website there are practical books and timely articles on motivation
for everyone in your homeschool program. Take advantage of these
resources today.

Encouragement for teens: http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6295
Encouragement for moms and dads:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6296


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4. Enroll in the National Bible Bee Now!

Contestant enrollment for the 2009 National Bible Bee competition is
now open. Many local Bible Bees are starting to fill up, so the Bible
Bee headquarters is urging you to enroll as soon as possible! The
deadline for enrolling in this year's inaugural competition is April
30, 2009.

Locate a Bible Bee near you:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6265


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5. Join HSLDA for Free! (for Three Months)

HSLDA is offering a free trial membership for a limited time. Join by
April 30, and approved applicants will be granted a free membership
good through July 31, 2009. Of course, you will be able to renew for
continued benefits after this trial membership period. If you are
already a member, forward the link below to someone you think would
like to "test drive" our services.

Sign up for free trial membership:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6313


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6. 'Home School Heartbeat': Courtship

On this week's programs, Mike Farris shares the principles of
courtship that have guided him and his wife as they've raised their
ten children. Find out why premature romance is dangerous and how you
can prepare your children to save their hearts for the one they
marry--no matter how young or old they are now!

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6299


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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March 24: Knoxville News, Knoxville, Tennessee
Curriculums Vary as Much as Families do When it Comes to Homeschooling
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6300

March 24: Knoxville News, Knoxville, Tennessee
Homeschool Kids Seek More Opportunities
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6301

March 24: The Press-Register, Mobile, Alabama
Bill Would Allow Homeschooled Students on School Teams, Bands
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6302

March 23: Huron Daily Tribune, Bad Axe, Michigan
One Sweet Tour
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6303

March 23: Ahwatukee Foothills News, Phoenix, Arizona
Volleyball: Steiner Homeschooled, but Shines for MP
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6304

March 23: SeattlePI.com
Bill Targets Public Info About Wash. Homeschoolers
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6305

March 23: Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah
Economy Dents Homeschooling
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6306

March 22: The Durango Herald, Durango, Colorado
Homeschooling an Attractive Option for Many Parents
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6307

March 22: Rapid City Journal, Rapid City, South Dakota
Legal Concerns Postpone Homeschool Decision
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6308

March 22: The Tulsa World, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Homeschool: A Quiet Revolution
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6309

March 19: Associated Press
Homeschool Teachers Gathering in Jamestown
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6310

March 19: News-Leader, Springfield, Missouri
Homeschool Play Has Elevated
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6311

March 18: OzarksFirst.com
Homeschool Students Mingle at Hoops Tournament
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6312

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