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5/13/2010 4:59:37 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
Rhode Island: Compulsory Age Increase Stopped--For Now

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Rhode Island--Compulsory Age Increase Stopped--For Now

Dear HSLDA Members and Friends:

Thank you for your calls and emails! On May 12, the House Health,
Education and Welfare committee voted to "hold" HB 8067 for "further
study."

While this vote did not kill the bill, which would have raised the
compulsory attendance age from 16 to 18, at least it prevented the
bill from moving forward for the time being.

We will continue to monitor the situation.

Thank you for standing with us for freedom!

Standing with you,

Scott A. Woodruff
HSLDA Senior Counsel

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-> Extreme makeovers are for extreme circumstances...

Most homeschools don't need an extreme makeover, but there is
something to be said for attention to detail and recognition of
accomplishments. Watch the media and you'll soon see that not
everyone wants home educators and homeschooling to look good.
HSLDA works hard to shed light on the good work of home educators
so it's obvious that we don't need someone "making-over" our
homeschools. Join HSLDA and help us show the world that we're fine
as we are . . . thank you!

More reasons to join HSLDA...
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1943

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