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1/3/2012 4:33:30 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA Weekly--District Denies Homeschool "Approval"

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As a member of HSLDA, you have 80,000 families standing with you
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Legislative Update

If you live in New Jersey, 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 January 3, 2012:

1. District Stumbles on Switch from Exemption to Notice of Intent
2. Watch Video from a Dozen Countries
3. Essay Contest Winners Focus on Endurance
4. Student Artists--Send in Your Entries!
5. A Call to Pens Short Story Contest!
6. Now Available! Class of 2012 T-shirts!
7. Let Us Tweet You
8. "Home School Heartbeat": Margin for Moms
9. Currently Featured on HSLDA's @home e-vents...

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http://www.hslda.org/alink.asp?id=426

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1. Virginia: District Stumbles on Switch from Exemption to Notice of
Intent

When a public school district wrongly tried to deny a member family
"approval" to homeschool, Home School Legal Defense Association helped
resolve the situation.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13195


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2. International Homeschooling: Watch Video from a Dozen Countries

Homeschoolers from across Europe gathered for a meaningful time of
sharing experiences and learning about the homeschool laws in other
countries.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13196


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3. Essay Contest Winners Focus on Endurance

Judges were impressed in 2011 with the many excellent essays about
people persevering through troubling times. The top 15 are posted on
HSLDA's website.

Read the winning essays:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13197


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4. Student Artists--Send in Your Entries!

HSLDA's 10th annual student art contest is underway, and we'd love to
have your participation.

For guidelines and entry form:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13198


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5. A Call to Pens Short Story Contest!

Take up your pens and prepare to write! Patrick Henry College is
pleased to announce its fourth annual short story competition, A Call
to Pens. Students ages 12-18 are invited to participate. For more
information, view the contest announcement and guidelines on our
website. Deadline is February 1.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13199


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6. 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!

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13200


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7. Let Us Tweet You

Do you use Twitter? HSLDA now does! Follow the new HSLDA Twitter for
the latest homeschool news and updates.

Follow HSLDA:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13201


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8. "Home School Heartbeat": Margin for Moms

If you're feeling overworked and overwhelmed, you are not alone! Many
homeschool mothers struggle with finding margin in their lives. Find
out just what this "margin" is and how you can de-clutter your life as
Mike Smith speaks with Carol Barnier on this week's "Home School
Heartbeat."

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13202


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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January 2: The Paducah Sun, Paducah, Kentucky
Homeschool Student Works Hard and Aims High
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13203

December 30: The Fort Morgan Times, Fort Morgan, Colorado
Groups Make Holiday Better for Needy
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13204

December 26: Daily News & Analysis
Homeschooling: Does It Work?
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13205

December 23: The News Connection, Highland Village, Texas
Homeschooled Students Excelling at Studio B Performing Arts Center
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13206

> Links do not imply endorsement.


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

Starting the New Year

Goal Setting: The First Step to Success--Alan Hudson
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13213

10 Reasons You May Want to Stop Homeschooling--But Shouldn't!--Chris
Klicka
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13214

Resolve to Build Character

Teach Your Kids to BLESS--Rachael Carman
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13215

Blessing Your Children with Words of Praise--HSLDA President J.
Michael Smith
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13216

A Crash Course in Biblical Communication--Lou Priolo
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13217

If you have any questions, please visit
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13218 or contact the @home e-vent
team by emailing athome@hslda.org.



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