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11/15/2011 4:42:57 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
Official Wants Proof of Enrollment

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teaching your children, while monitoring your state's legislature.
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legislation for you -- watching and listening carefully for any
proposed laws that could erode your right to homeschool.
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Legislative Update

If you live in New York, Oregon, 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 November 15, 2011:

1. Coffee County Wants Proof of Enrollment
2. Harford Goofs on Verification
3. Give a Wreath, Bless a Widow
4. Bible Bee: $10 Wristband Covers 80 Family Activities and Speaker
Sessions
5. Free Christmas Cards with Cookbook Purchase
6. Patrick Henry College: Apply Now for Journalism Scholarships
7. "Home School Heartbeat": Interview with LEAH Mock Trial Team
8. Currently Featured on HSLDA's @home e-vents...

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1. Tennessee: Coffee County Wants Proof of Enrollment

Home School Legal Defense Association assisted several member families
in Coffee County after a local public school official unlawfully
requested that they provide "proof of enrollment."

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12893


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2. Maryland: Harford Goofs on Verification

After being contacted by HSLDA, a public school worker quickly
acknowledged her error in asking a member family homeschooling under
an umbrella program to submit an annual verification.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12894


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3. Give a Wreath, Bless a Widow

This Christmas, hang a fragrant Maine balsam wreath on your door and
help homeschooling families in need at the same time! In partnership
with Round Bough Wreath Company, the Home School Foundation is
offering beautiful, affordable wreaths and other decorative greenery.
You can purchase a wreath for yourself, a friend, or have one shipped
to a homeschool widow the Foundation helped this past year. A portion
of all sales benefit the Foundation's Compassion Fund. Call Round
Bough at 207-956-8544 or visit them online.

Order today!
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12895


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4. Bible Bee: $10 Wristband Covers 80 Family Activities and Speaker
Sessions

Make the trip to the 3rd Annual National Bible Bee contest and family
discipleship celebration at the Nashville Marriott Renaissance Hotel
and Convention Center November 17-20!

Details:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12896


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5. Free Christmas Cards with Cookbook Purchase

Combine the joy of giving with the joy of receiving! When you buy two
or more copies of "Family Favorites from the Homeschool Kitchen,"
you'll receive a FREE set of Christmas cards featuring beautiful
artwork by homeschoolers. All profits from the sale of this cookbook
go to help needy homeschoolers through the Home School Foundation!
Offer good through December 16, 2011, and while supplies last.

Order today!
http://hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=12759


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6. Patrick Henry College: Apply Now for Journalism Scholarships

Patrick Henry College is offering aspiring Christian journalism
students the opportunity of a lifetime. These privately funded
scholarships have been created for students with excellent writing
ability and a strong desire to serve society through journalism. The
application deadline for the Samuel Adams Scholarship is January 1,
2012.

For more information or to apply:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12727


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7. "Home School Heartbeat": Interview with LEAH Mock Trial Team

Homeschoolers are known as high achievers. But they still manage to
surprise! This week on "Home School Heartbeat," Mike Farris interviews
the coach and members of a New York state homeschool mock trial team
that went up against one of the most prestigious high schools in the
country . . . and won!

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12897


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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November 14: Free Press, Detroit, Michigan
Homeschool Kids May Get State Aid to Take College Classes
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12898

November 14: Atlantic City Press, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Homeschooled Athletes Ban Never Made Sense
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12899

November 11: The Californian, Bakersfield, California
Homeschool Football Title Game Today
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12900

November 11: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, California
For Homeschool Parents, Classroom Design is the Subject Du Jour
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12901

November 9: Houston Chronicle, Houston, Texas
Scholars Take First Place in Robotics
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12902

November 8: WorldNetDaily.com
Government Willing to Use "Force" on Homeschool Kids
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12903

November 8: The New York Times, New York, New York
My Parents Were Homeschooling Anarchists
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12904

> Links do not imply endorsement.


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

Upcoming E-vents:

The Faithful Parent: Going Over the Gospel with Children--Dr. Stuart
Scott and Martha Peace
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12905

Shining Armor: Your Son's Battle for Purity--Hal and Melanie Young
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12906

On-Demand E-vents:

SAT Preparation for Christian Students: A Parent's Guide--James
Stobaugh
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12907

Featured @home e-vent Package:

It's Still Worth It!--Overcoming Homeschool Burnout
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12908

If you have any questions, please visit
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=12909 or contact the @home e-vent
team by emailing athome@hslda.org.



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