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3/6/2012 4:40:36 PM
Mike Farris, HSLDA
HSLDA Weekly--TV Series Mocks Christians

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Legislative Update

If you live in Alabama, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, New Hampshire, New
York, Oklahoma, 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 6, 2012:

1. TV Series Mocks Christians, Undermines Liberty
2. HSLDA Involvement Restores Benefits to Veteran
3. Does My High School Grad Need a GED for Federal Student Aid?
4. Proof of Residency Exceeds Law and Reason
5. Your Help Needed for Significant Academic Study
6. Homeschooling a Topic of Discussion
7. Save $75--Register Early for 2012-13 PHC Prep Academy
8. High School Teacher Training Sessions--Save the Date!
9. Limited Time to Save on GenJ Camp
10. Why not Host a Local Bible Bee this Summer?
11. Don't Miss HSLDA's New 2012 Graduation Catalog!
12. "Home School Heartbeat": A Mid-Winter Guide to Field Trips
13. Next week on HSLDA's @home e-vents...

---[ The program that takes the struggle out of spelling! ]-----------

All About Spelling is an excellent multi-senory, logical program if
you are just beginning to teach your child spelling, or if your child
needs remedial help. Download sample lesson plans FREE!

http://www.hslda.org/alink.asp?id=451

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1. TV Series Mocks Christians, Undermines Liberty

ABC-TV has decided that it can take direct aim at Christians with what
amounts to hate speech. We need to fight back.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13944


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2. Oklahoma: HSLDA Involvement Restores Benefits to Veteran

Referring to guidelines Home School Legal Defense Association helped
to establish, our attorney successfully represented a homeschool
family in their veteran's benefits appeal.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13945


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3. Does My High School Grad Need a GED for Federal Student Aid?

Don't believe the misinformation out there. Homeschool graduates are
still fully eligible for federal student aid to college.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13946


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4. Pennsylvania: Proof of Residency Exceeds Law and Reason

HSLDA recently intervened on behalf of a member family, informing
local public school officials that their proof of residency policy had
no legal basis.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13947


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5. Your Help Needed for Significant Academic Study

The National Home Education Research Institute is conducting a
groundbreaking study of African-American families, and would love your
help!

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13948


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6. Netherlands: Homeschooling a Topic of Discussion

A sudden interest in homeschooling in the Netherlands sparked a
parliamentary debate and comment from the minister of education.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13949


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7. Save $75--Register Early for 2012-13 PHC Prep Academy

Advanced Placement (AP) courses are something many colleges would like
to see on your student's high school transcript, and PHC Prep Academy
online has nine different AP subjects for you to choose from for the
upcoming 2012-13 academic year. Designed by college professors and
professionals, taught by qualified instructors, and backed by Patrick
Henry College and HSLDA--these courses give your teen in-depth
curriculum, opportunities for discussion and interactive learning, and
individual feedback for the best personal growth and learning
possible. Registration for 2012-13 will be open by the end of this
week--act before April 1 and get an additional $75 off each course!

Read more about it:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13950


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8. High School Teacher Training Sessions--Save the Date!

Would you like help preparing to teach high school at home? Or, if
you are in the midst of the high school years, would you like
reassurance you are on the right track? Plan now to join Becky Cooke
and Diane Kummer, HSLDA's high school consultants, as they present
seminars on all aspects of teaching your teens at home. All sessions
will be held at HSLDA in Purcellville, VA.

High School at Home: The Basics (encouragement, planning and testing)
on March 23 and October 12, 2012.
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13951

High School at Home: The Next Step (transcripts, important pit stops,
and inspiration) on April 20 and November 2, 2012.
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13952


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9. Limited Time to Save on GenJ Camp

Early registration for Generation Joshua's iGovern East Summer
Leadership camp closes March 16! Sign up now to take advantage of
this great offer!

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13953


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10. Why not Host a Local Bible Bee this Summer?

Bible Bee sends families all they need to memorize two Bible passages
per week, spend 20 minutes a day on age-leveled Bible studies and
share together at a weekly family "bonfire." As a host, you'll emcee
three fun support activities and lead a Local Contest Day with
extensive resources and support from The National Bible Bee.

See if you qualify:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13954


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11. Don't Miss HSLDA's New 2012 Graduation Catalog!

Congratulations on reaching an academic milestone! Getting ready to
celebrate? Need a graduation gift? HSLDA has everything that you need!
Flip through our beautiful new digital graduation catalog and check
out our quality graduation products designed just for homeschoolers,
from caps and gowns to diplomas to announcements. In addition, you'll
discover the fascinating history of the cap and gown and find creative
ideas for senior year and graduation celebrations!

Browse the catalog:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13965


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12. "Home School Heartbeat": A Mid-Winter Guide to Field Trips

The days might still be cold and short, but the best cure for cabin
fever is a field trip! This week, Mike Smith and a special guest from
the Smithsonian Institute explore lots of options for finding--or
creating--a museum field trip for your homeschooled students.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13955


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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March 3: Times Free Press, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Homeschool Robot Team Tussles with Rival McCallie
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13956

March 2: Northern Virginia Daily, Strasburg, Virginia
Lady Flames Set to Defend Homeschool State Crown
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13957

March 2: LifeSiteNews.com
Swedish Homeschooling Leader Flees Country Following Alleged
Persecution
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13958

March 1: The New American
Alberta Law Would Ban Homeschool Parents From Teaching Against
Homosexuality
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13959

> Links do not imply endorsement.


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

HSLDA's @home e-vent team and New Leaf Publishing Group proudly
present this free series on creation studies:

Why Can't a Day Mean a Day?--Dr. Tommy Mitchell
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13960

The Foundation of Genesis in Today's Culture--Bodie Hodge
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13961

Current Events in Creation Studies--Dr. Don DeYoung
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13962

Why I Abandoned Evolution--Dr. Carl Werner
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13963

If you have any questions, please visit
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13964
or contact the @home e-vent team by emailing athome@hslda.org.



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