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8/7/2012 4:50:13 PM
Mike Farris--HSLDA
HSLDA Weekly--Help Ensure Victory over UN Treaty

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Legislative Update

If you live in Alabama, Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York or
Oklahoma, 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 August 7, 2012:

1. UN Treaty Update: Visit Senators at Home to Ensure Victory!
2. False Truancy Charges Dismissed
3. Missouri Western Grants Early Admission after HSLDA Intervenes
4. Harford Makes Several Changes at HSLDA's Request
5. 11 Days Left to Sign up for Advanced Teen Learning
6. Ready for the New Debate Season?
7. Your Art Could Bless a Widow for Christmas
8. "Home School Heartbeat": You Can Preschool!
9. Next week on HSLDA's @home e-vents...

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1. UN Treaty Update: Visit Senators at Home to Ensure Victory!

Thanks to your efforts a Senate vote on a dangerous UN treaty has been
delayed. We urge you to contact your senators in their home offices to
ensure victory for parental rights.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15393


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2. On the Case: False Truancy Charges Dismissed

A public school district's mistaken refusal to accept a mom's
homeschool paperwork resulted in truancy charges. Home School Legal
Defense Association helped get the charges dropped.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15394


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3. Missouri Western Grants Early Admission after HSLDA Intervenes

HSLDA helped a homeschool student overcome an unfair policy and earn
early admission to a state university nursing program.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15395


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4. Maryland: Harford Makes Several Changes at HSLDA's Request

Working on behalf of a homeschool family, HSLDA persuaded public
school officials to stop certain onerous and unlawful requests for
information.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15396


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5. 11 Days Left to Sign up for Advanced Teen Learning

Your teen can still sign up for Advanced Placement courses online with
Patrick Henry College Preparatory Academy. These courses are designed
and overseen by Patrick Henry College professors and other
professionals. They feature weekly interaction and personal feedback
from classroom teachers to help your student experience high-level
learning and the chance to gain college credit. And as a member of
HSLDA, you get $100 off a two-semester course and $50 off a
one-semester course. Also ... from August 6 to August 12, get free
shipping on book orders over $99!

Learn more:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15397


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6. Ready for the New Debate Season?

Introduce your student to the art of debate with "An Introduction to
Policy Debate" by Christy Shipe. "A Christian student's purpose in
learning the art of debate should always be to develop life skills
that will help him or her glorify God and love others, whether by
defending God's truth, standing up for the needy, or persuading lost
people to come to the Savior."--Preface

Order now!
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15398


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7. Your Art Could Bless a Widow for Christmas

Would you like to participate in the Home School Foundation's annual
Christmas Card Contest? There is still time! The deadline has been
extended through August 15, and we would love to have your entry.
Remember, there's no fee, and this contest is for adults and older
teens. Winning entries will be used for the Christmas cards that HSF
sends to widows and their families.

Details:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15399


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8. "Home School Heartbeat": You Can Preschool!

Have a preschooler at home? On this week's "Home School Heartbeat,"
HSLDA's Early Years consultant Vicki Bentley shares ways to take
advantage of all the educational opportunities available during your
child's early years, including how to structure and emphasize
important basic lessons during his playtime.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15400


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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August 3: HuffingtonPost.com
Arkansas Homeschool Students Now Eligible To Play High School Sports,
Participate In Other Activities
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15401

August 3: WALB-TV, Montgomery, Alabama
Homeschoolers Get Ready for New Year
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15402

> Links do not imply endorsement.


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9. Upcoming Live E-vents:

Live Free: Understanding New Hampshire's New Homeschool Law--HSLDA
Staff Attorney Mike Donnelly
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15403

Getting to Know the Chronicles of Narnia--HSLDA Senior Counsel Scott
Woodruff
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15404

Featured On-Demand E-vents:

Developing the Essayist--Lesha Myers
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15405

Spelling and the Brain--Andrew Pudewa
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15406

If you have any questions, please visit
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15407 or contact the @home e-vent
team by emailing athome@hslda.org.



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