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3/20/2012 4:37:20 PM
Mike Farris--HSLDA
HSLDA Weekly--Restrictive Vote Delayed as Protest Delivers Warning

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Legislative Update

If you live in Alabama, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Nebraska, New
Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma, Vermont, Washington or West Virginia,
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 20, 2012:

1. Restrictive Vote Delayed as Protest Delivers Warning
2. Supreme Court to Decide Whether to Hear Loudermilk Case
3. Global Pressure on Parental Rights Mounting
4. Schools Give Wrong Advice on Testing
5. Threat to Adoption Subsidy Doused
6. Help Families Hurt by Storms
7. Check out what Others are Saying about PHC Prep Offer
8. Your Help Needed for Significant Academic Study
9. Register Now for Teen Leadership Camps at Patrick Henry College
10. Bible Bee Hosts and Hostesses Still Needed
11. High School at Home: The Next Step
12. ParentalRights.org Seeks Stories Honoring Parents
13. "Home School Heartbeat": Battle for the Front Door--The Loudermilk
Case
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1. Canada: Restrictive Vote Delayed as Protest Delivers Warning

Homeschoolers in Alberta, Canada continue to fight for their freedom
to teach biblical truth to their children as part of their homeschool
program.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14137


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2. Supreme Court to Decide Whether to Hear Loudermilk Case

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether to take a Home School
Legal Defense Association case that would protect families from
unreasonable threats and searches involving their homes. We need your
prayers on Friday!

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14114


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3. Global Pressure on Parental Rights Mounting

Parents are threatened globally as Sweden persists in its hardline
crackdown on homeschoolers and Canada prepares to pass a bill that
would severely diminish homeschool freedom.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14115


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4. South Dakota: Schools Give Wrong Advice on Testing

HSLDA asked a pair of school districts to correct misinformation they
had sent homeschoolers regarding standardized tests.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14116


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5. Missouri: Threat to Adoption Subsidy Doused

A homeschool mom who moved to a new state was hit with unreasonable
demands for information about her adopted son. HSLDA helped resolve
the situation.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14117


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6. Help Families Hurt by Storms

The Home School Foundation http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14118
is seeking to help homeschool families who have been hit by the recent
tornadoes and storms that swept through the South and Midwest. If you
know of a homeschooling family who has been seriously affected by
storms, please have them contact HSF at
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14119 .

Donate to the Compassion Emergency Fund:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14120


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8. Your Help Needed for Significant Academic Study

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

Read more about it at:
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Summer 2012 Teen Leadership Camps at Patrick Henry College are already
filling up, so be sure to register now and maximize summer with fun
and challenging camps offered in everything from debate, strategic
intelligence and leadership to politics, creative writing, journalism
and more. Students will apply a biblical worldview to the issues of
today through exciting classroom sessions, historic field trips,
creative challenges, and camp camaraderie.

To learn more or to register:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14123


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10. Bible Bee Hosts and Hostesses Still Needed

Initiate an application now to host a Bible Bee in your church or
Christian school building this summer! Be a family discipleship
encourager!

Details:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14124


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11. High School at Home: The Next Step

It's time to register for the April 20, 2012 Teacher Training Session.
Don't delay and miss out on the fun! Not only will you meet other
homeschool moms and dads, but you'll be equipped and encouraged to
finish strong. The day will include creating a high school transcript,
laying out a timeline to manage all those important high school
to-do's and deadlines, and inspiring you to stay the course. Come join
us.

Register now:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14125


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12. ParentalRights.org Seeks Stories Honoring Parents

The national nonprofit organization promoting the Parental Rights
Amendment is seeking submissions for a publication that will celebrate
parent heroes, written by those whose lives they touched.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14138


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13. "Home School Heartbeat": Battle for the Front Door--The Loudermilk
Case

You should be safe in your home from unreasonable searches and
seizures. That's what the 4th Amendment says, and that's what HSLDA is
fighting for in the Loudermilk case. This week on "Home School
Heartbeat," Mike Farris and Jim Mason talk about why we're taking this
case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14126


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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March 19: Global Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Two Thousand People Gather at Legislature to Protest New Education Act
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14127

March 19: WSPA-TV Channel 7, Spartanburg, South Carolina
School Choice Would Help Keep Money in the Pockets of Some Parents
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14128

March 18: The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
High School Basketball: Speed is Key for OKC Storm Girls Team
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14129

March 18: The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Trier More Aggressive as Team Works Toward National Championship
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14130

March 14: The New York Times, New York, New York
The Homeschooled Don't Just Stay at Home
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14131

March 14: Daily Camera, Boulder, Colorado
Boulder Valley Homeschool Program Moving Forward
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14132

March 13: The Christian Post
Rick Santorum Calls Bill Maher Illogical Over Attacks on Homeschooling
Children
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14133

> Links do not imply endorsement.


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