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1/18/2011 4:29:50 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--Vote Aims at Repealing Health Care Law

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HSLDA's Weekly Update--Vote Aims at Repealing Health Care Law


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Legislative Update

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 January 18, 2011:

1. U.S. House to Vote to Repeal Health Care Law
2. School Officials Assert Authority They Don't Have
3. "The Child" Sweeps in Like a Storm!
4. $260,000 Incentive for Family Discipleship
5. FREE Drive Thru History America
6. Essay Contest Winners Announced
7. Art Contest Deadline Approaching
8. "Home School Heartbeat": Rediscovering Joy
9. Next week on HSLDA's @home e-vents...


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1. U.S. House to Vote to Repeal Health Care Law

HSLDA urges members to call their U.S. representatives and share
thoughts about an upcoming vote aimed at repealing the government
takeover of healthcare that passed in 2010.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10013


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2. California: School Officials Assert Authority They Don't Have

Year-round public school calendars coupled with the delayed posting of
state affidavit forms has led to increased harassment of
homeschoolers.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10014


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3. Massachusetts: "The Child" Sweeps in Like a Storm!

A documentary film about the need for a parental rights amendment is
taking the Bay State by storm.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10015


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4. Bible Bee: $260,000 Incentive for Family Discipleship!

The National Bible Bee will begin accepting applications February 1
for local contests to be held nationwide on August 27, 2011. The top
100 contestants from each of three age divisions qualify to compete
for $260,000 in prizes at the 2011 National Competition in Schaumburg,
Illinois November 9-12, 2011. Contact your church leadership about
being a local contest host.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10016


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5. FREE Drive Thru History America!

Join HSLDA or renew your membership today and receive "Drive Thru
History America" free, while supplies last! "Drive Thru History
America: Foundations of Character" is a cutting-edge, entertaining,
fast-paced curriculum that teaches the history of our nation from a
Christian worldview.

For details and a video preview:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10017


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6. Essay Contest Winners Announced

The results for the 2010 HSLDA Student Essay Contest are in. Proceeds
benefitted the Home School Foundation Special Needs Children's Fund.

View the winners:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10018


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7. Art Contest Deadline Approaching

HSLDA's 2011 Student Art Contest is accepting entries through February
1. There are three themes corresponding to three age groups, each with
prizes. Profits benefit fellow homeschoolers through the Home School
Foundation.

Contest guidelines:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10019


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8. "Home School Heartbeat": Rediscovering Joy

The homeschooling process--let alone the duties of mothering--can be
very demanding. This week on "Home School Heartbeat," Mike Farris
talks with Sally Clarkson about the importance of taking time for God,
fellowship, and the little joys of life, so that you have joy to give
to others.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10020


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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January 18: The World-Herald, Omaha, Nebraska
All about Miss America Teresa Scanlan
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10023

January 17: The Daily Tarheel, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
ArtsCenter Classes Create Community
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10024

January 12: WFMY News 2, Greensboro, North Carolina
No Snow Days for Homeschoolers
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10021

January 11: OneNewsNow.com
Stats Show Definite Climb in Homeschooling
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10022

> Links do not imply endorsement.


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9. Next week on HSLDA's @home e-vents...

Discover how to overcome the daily doldrums and gain refreshment for
your life in this week's @home e-vent. Using the acronym RADIANT,
MaryAnn Gaver, a homeschooling mom and Home School Court Report
columnist, shares steps to rejuvenating your homeschool. Join us on
Tuesday, January 25, @ 9:00 p.m. (ET) for "Keeping Your Homeschool
RADIANT," http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10025
and find memorable encouragement and motivation for your year!

Frustrated with today's parenting advice? Looking for counsel that is
based on biblical principles, not behavior modification? Don't miss
our special e-vent on Thursday, January 27, @ 8:30 p.m. (ET)! Be
encouraged as John Rosemond, family psychologist, writer, speaker, and
father, will help you get back to "Parenting by the Book"
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10026 instead of the
postmodern-psychology parenting our culture promotes.

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This offer is only good through February 28, 2011, so get your e-vents
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If you have any questions, please visit www.HSLDAathome.org or contact
the @home e-vent team at webinars@hslda.org.



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