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4/17/2012 5:03:44 PM
Mike Farris--HSLDA
HSLDA Weekly--Animal Abuse Allegations Lead Family to HSLDA

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Legislative Update

If you live in Alabama, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Missouri, New
Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma, Vermont or Washington, click on the
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http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=6116


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Topics for April 17, 2012:

1. Animal Abuse Allegations Lead Family to HSLDA
2. Mom's Right, Company Listens to HSLDA
3. iGovern Pacific Early Registration Deadline is this Friday!
4. High Schoolers--Plan Early for 2012-13, Save Money!
5. Study Opportunity for Grad Students, Seminarians
6. Attention Former Con Law Students!
7. Your Poems Wanted
8. Bible Bee: $260,000 in Prizes
9. "Home School Heartbeat": Meet Your New Lawyer
10. Currently Featured on HSLDA's @home e-vents...

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1. West Virginia: Animal Abuse Allegation Lead Family to HSLDA

A neighbor's threat to report a homeschooled boy for allegedly abusing
a cat led to a membership with HSLDA.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14417


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2. Minnesota: Mom's Right, Company Listens to HSLDA

A letter from HSLDA persuaded a driving school to follow the law and
enroll a homeschooled student without demanding extra "proof" that he
really is home-educated.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14418


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3. iGovern Pacific Early Registration Deadline is this Friday!

Sign up for iGovern Pacific by April 20 and save! Tour Air Force One,
visit the Reagan Library, learn how our government is run, and how it
ought to run, share thoughts and ideas with other passionate,
motivated young Christian men and women. This and so much more is
waiting for your child at iGovern Pacific, one of our three iGovern
Leadership Camps.

Learn more and sign up today!
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14419


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4. High Schoolers--Plan Early for 2012-13, Save Money!

There's no better time to sign up for PHC Prep Academy Advanced
Placement (AP) courses than right now. In addition to getting the
HSLDA $50-$100 discount, you can save another $40 per course through
June 1! We're confident that your student will have a superior
learning experience--and gain skills to excel on the College Board's
AP exams http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14420 . Call us today at
540-338-8290 to find out if PHC Prep Academy is right for your
student.

Read more:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14421


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5. Study Opportunity for Grad Students, Seminarians

Applications are being accepted for a free weeklong seminar on faith
and society being held by the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14422


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6. Attention Former Con Law Students!

Dr. Mike Farris urges you to enter the First Freedom Center essay
contest. Having successfully completed his course, you should be
well-equipped to discuss the relevant concepts in an articulate and
well-reasoned argument.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14423


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7. Your Poems Wanted

The HSLDA 8th annual poetry contest is going on right now!

For details and entry form:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14424


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8. Bible Bee: $260,000 in Prizes

Your whole family will encourage contestants by studying (20 minutes
per day) and memorizing (2 passages per week) the same Bible passages
(each contestant and parent using his or her own age-specific
material)!

Get details and register:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14425


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9. "Home School Heartbeat": Meet Your New Lawyer

Peter Kamakawiwoole is HSLDA's newest attorney. Join Mike Farris this
week and learn about Peter's homeschooling background and his passion
to help homeschooling families like yours!

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14426


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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April 13: KVNO News, Omaha, Nebraska
Homeschool Nebraska: A Different Kind of Socialization
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14427

April 12: EMC News, Smith Falls, Ontario, Canada
Many Consider Homeschooling Viable Option for Local Families
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14428

> Links do not imply endorsement.


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