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3/1/2011 4:59:05 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--High Court Finds Christian Parents Unsuitable

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Legislative Update

If you live in Colorado, Kentucky, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, New
York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, West Virginia, or
Wyoming, 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 1, 2011:

1. High Court Finds Christian Parents Unsuitable
2. Finland vs. Sweden: Parental Focus the Fundamental Difference
3. Generation Joshua's Presidential Elections
4. "The Child" Comes to Television March 7
5. The National Bible Bee Needs Your Help
6. Deadline Approaching for You CAN Homeschool! Seminar
7. Last Chance to Prep for Financial Literacy Challenge
8. Patrick Henry College Scholarships Available
9. "Home School Heartbeat": Family Writing
10. Currently Featured on HSLDA's @home e-vents...

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1. High Court Finds Christian Parents Unsuitable

The United Kingdom's High Court ruled yesterday that Christians with
traditional ethical views of sexuality are not suitable to serve as
foster or adoptive parents. The decision reflects the growing
influence of ideas found in the United Nations Convention on the
Rights of the Child.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10468


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2. Finland vs. Sweden: Parental Focus the Fundamental Difference

A Swedish parent gives an inside look at the difficulty his family
experienced while homeschooling in Sweden, their decision to leave
their homeland, and their positive experience in Finland.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10451


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3. Generation Joshua's Presidential Elections

There is already talk about the upcoming presidential election. Who is
going to run? How will they win? At this summer's iGovern leadership
camp, Generation Joshua students will have the opportunity to learn
how to create and run a mock presidential campaign. Sign up today to
give your child the chance to learn about the campaign process while
having fun!

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10452


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4. Parental Rights: "The Child" Comes to Television March 7

Next Monday, March 7, Watchman Cinema's parental rights documentary
"The Child: America's Battle for the Next Generation" will be aired on
National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) network. The film will air at 8
p.m. Eastern Time and again four hours later at 12 a.m. Tuesday, March
8. NRB is Channel 378 on DirecTV or Channel 126 on Sky Angel.

Read more and view it online:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10469


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5. The National Bible Bee Needs Your Help

Would you consider recruiting a host for The National Bible Bee Summer
Family Discipleship Program in your area? Hosts will be provided
everything they need to conduct three monthly gatherings and a Local
Bible Bee on Saturday, August 27 for families who are acting on their
desire to lead their children in Bible study, Scripture memorization,
and prayer.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10454


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6. Deadline Approaching for You CAN Homeschool! Seminar

"Teaching at Home: Basics and Beyond for Struggling Learners and
Toddlers to 'Tweens" will be held Saturday, March 12, 2011, from
9:00-4:30 at Patrick Henry College in Purcellville, Virginia. The
seminar includes four general sessions and 12 workshops, plus Q&A
sessions. Lunch is provided.

Learn more and register:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10455


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7. Last Chance to Prep for Financial Literacy Challenge

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of
Education will be offering their 2011 National Financial Capability
Challenge March 7-April 8.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10456


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8. Home School Foundation: Patrick Henry College Scholarships
Available

Know a student going to Patrick Henry College in Purcellville,
Virginia, as a freshman next fall? If they're from an HSLDA member
family they may qualify for up to $2,000 in scholarships from the Home
School Foundation. Applications are being received now through May 1.

Check out the info and requirements:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10223


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9. "Home School Heartbeat": Family Writing

Your child may write tolerably well, but how do you transform writing
from a chore to a delight? Join Mike Smith on this week's edition of
"Home School Heartbeat," as he speaks with Jill Novak. Listen in for
tips on how to make writing personal, practical, and just plain fun
for the whole family!

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10457


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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February 28: Times Daily, Florence, Alabama
Homeschooling Format Changing
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10458

February 28: RadioIowa.com
Bill Would Allow Homeschoolers to Teach Driver's Ed
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10459

February 28: Revue & News, Alpharetta, Georgia
Homeschool Science Fair Triples in Participants
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10460

February 24: StarLocalNews.com
Homeschool Advantage: HSAA North Seeks to Defend State Title
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10461

February 23: Charisma Magazine
Cross-Border Homeschooling Helps Students Learn Spanish
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10462

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10. Currently Featured on HSLDA's @home e-vents...

When They Come Knocking: How to Handle Social Worker Contacts--Mike
Donnelly
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10463

How to Use the Scriptures in Child Training, Part II--Lou Priolo
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10464

Journal Your Life--A Writing Approach Your Children Will Love!--Jill
Novak
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10465

Dealing With Disrespect--Lou Priolo
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10466

If you have any questions, please visit
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=10467 or contact the @home e-vent
team by emailing athome@hslda.org.



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