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6/22/2011 5:06:57 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
Bill to Send 6-Year-Olds to School Dies

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Legislative Update

If you live in Connecticut, Hawaii, Indiana, New Hampshire, New York,
Oregon, Rhode Island, or Washington, 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 June 22, 2011:

1. Bill to Send 6-Year-Olds to School Dies
2. Driver's Ed Snag Resolved with Waiver
3. School District Demands Birth Date, Grade
4. The iGovern Experience: Read An Eyewitness Report
5. Did You Get the Free Download?
6. 2010 Commercial Video Contest Winners
7. Now Available! Class of 2012 T-shirts!
8. Photo Contest Coming Soon
9. Special Pre-order Price for Constitutional Literacy with Dr. Farris
10. Christmas Card Contest
11. "Home School Heartbeat": The Faithful Parent
12. Currently Featured on HSLDA's @home e-vents...

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1. Connecticut: Bill to Send 6-Year-Olds to School Dies

Legislation that would have eliminated a parent's right to determine
whether a 6-year-old must attend school died when the Connecticut
General Assembly adjourned.

Read more about it:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11573


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2. Illinois: Driver's Ed Snag Resolved with Waiver

HSLDA's expertise helped a member family apply state law to have their
daughter enrolled in public school driver's education.

Read more about it:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11574


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3. Virginia: School District Demands Birth Date, Grade

When a family's notice of intent to the local public school district
provoked a request for extra information, HSLDA stepped in.

Read more about it:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11575


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4. The iGovern Experience: Read an Eyewitness Report

Generation Joshua is proud to recruit many of its staff and volunteers
from the student body of Patrick Henry College. One such student, Nick
Barden, a GenJ alumnus, wrote an excellent article covering our
iGovern East Leadership Camp here at Patrick Henry College.

Read his review:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11576

You can register your student for an awesome week of politics and
adventure at iGovern West this August!
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11577


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5. Did You Get the Free Download?

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for HSLDA members, to help you homeschool...It's a free guide that
tells you all about online learning called, "All about Online
Learning--and How to Know that It's Right for You." Because online
learning is becoming so widespread and mainstream for homeschooling
families today, it pays to be up on how it works--so that you can find
out if any form of online learning is right for your child.

Click here now and get it...
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11578


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6. 2010 Commercial Video Contest Winners

Last year, for the first time, we asked filmmakers to produce original
videos advertising HSLDA. The results were amazing. Two winners
emerged - one selected by a panel of critics, the other by viewers.

View the top entries:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11579


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7. Now Available! Class of 2012 T-shirts!

Let your student celebrate in style all year with our unique t-shirts
designed just for the 2012 homeschool graduate!

Order now:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11580


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8. Photo Contest Coming Soon

Beginning July 1, homeschool students may submit entries to the 2011
HSLDA Photo Contest. This year's competition offers each age group a
choice of themes. And, as always, cash prizes will be awarded.

For details and contest guidelines:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11581


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9. Special Pre-order Price for Constitutional Literacy with Dr. Farris

The Constitution was formed by the authority of "We the People," and
it was expected from the nation's very beginning that the people
themselves would enforce the sworn duty of every leader to preserve,
protect, and defend the Constitution. Join Michael Farris as he walks
through the constitutional history and legal theory that are essential
to American self-government. Pre-order discount ends July 1.

View the trailer!
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11582


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10. Christmas Card Contest

Every year the Home School Foundation sends Christmas Cards to widows
who have received assistance from the Foundation. HSF is hosting a
special contest to give homeschoolers an opportunity to design the
artwork for the Christmas greeting card.

For contest guidelines:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11583


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11. "Home School Heartbeat": The Faithful Parent

Parenting itself is a challenging but life-changing process. Once you
add in the responsibilities of homeschooling, what does it look like
to be faithful to such a tremendous calling? This week on "Home School
Heartbeat," Mike Farris talks with Martha Peace about how to grow in
faith and strength as a godly parent to teach your children.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11584


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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June 20: Wyoming Tribune Eagle, Cheyenne, Wyoming
Homeschoolers: Summer Vacation Still in Demand
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11585

June 19: Hindustan Times, Mumbai, India
"School is an Artificial Social Environment"
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11586

June 19: Columbia Daily Tribune, Columbia, Missouri
Dad Helps Son Overcome Steep Odds
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11587

June 18: Pine Journal, Cloquet, Minnesota
Homeschool? Making the Choice
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11588

June 18: The New York Times, New York, New York
After Homeschooling, Pomp and Traditional Circumstances
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11589

June 17: The Tennessean, Nashville, Tennessee
Self-employed Homeschool Mom Gardens and Creates
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11590

June 13: Riverside Community College District, Riverside, California
Mother, Daughter Graduate from Riverside City College Together
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11591

June 13: Fox News
Homeschooling: Right Choice for Your Child?
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11592

> Links do not imply endorsement.


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

Upcoming E-vents:

The Supportive Homeschool Dad: How to Have a Presence in Your
Absence--Derek Carter
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11593

Confessions of a Homeschool Dad: Homeschooling for Heaven, not
Harvard--Jim Mason, Esq., HSLDA Senior Counsel
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11594

How to Homeschool in Florida--Thomas J. (Tj) Schmidt, Esq., HSLDA
Staff Attorney
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11595

On-Demand E-vents:

A Prodigal Speaks--Carol Barnier
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11596

If you have any questions, please visit
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=11597 or contact the @home e-vent
team by emailing athome@hslda.org.



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