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8/28/2012 4:36:34 PM
Mike Farris--HSLDA
HSLDA Weekly--"Diversity" Ordinance Could Impose Burden

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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 28, 2012:

1. "Diversity" Ordinance Could Impose Burden
2. Homeschoolers Pack School Committee Meeting
3. Victory for Homeschool Student's Medicaid Appeal
4. Make a Difference for America
5. Pediatricians Urged to Employ Intrusive Psychosocial Assessment for
Kids
6. Free Educational Resources
7. Widows Homeschool Grants Available
8. Register Now for Fall 2012 ConLaw Class with Mike Farris
9. National History Bee Open to Homeschoolers
10. Prerelease Sale: New 3-DVD Set--"Introduction to Policy Debate"
11. "Home School Heartbeat": Approaching History
12. Currently Featured on HSLDA's @home e-vents...

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1. Missouri Update: "Diversity" Education for Homeschoolers

Even with recent amendments, a proposed diversity ordinance could
impose a terrible dilemma on entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15551


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2. Massachusetts: Homeschoolers Pack School Committee Meeting

School district officials will now reconsider a restrictive policy
after hearing from local homeschoolers and HSLDA's Massachusetts
attorney.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15573


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3. On the Case: Victory for Homeschool Student's Medicaid Appeal

Home School Legal Defense Association helped a struggling homeschool
family overcome discrimination that had temporarily stopped Medicaid
benefits for their teen daughter.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15552


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4. Student Action Teams: Make a Difference for America

The 2012 election could be a turning point for our nation! But we
can't do it without you! Sign up for Generation Joshua's Student
Action Teams and together we can change the future of America!

Join a Student Action Team:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15553

Sign up here:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15554


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5. Pediatricians Urged to Employ Intrusive Psychosocial Assessment for
Kids

ParentalRights.org reveals the invasive questions doctors are being
called on to ask your children, and what you need to know to defend
your family. The intrusion parallels the Convention on the Rights of
the Child in its presumption that parents need to be guarded against
rather than involved and respected.

Read more about it:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15574


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6. Free Educational Resources

Are you looking for ways to stretch your dollar? Check out some free
resources and course providers on our high school website. You'll find
offerings for both the core and elective high school courses.

Read more about it:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15555


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7. Widows Homeschool Grants Available

The Home School Foundation http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15556 ,
HSLDA's charitable arm, has grants available for homeschooling widows
and widowers. Recognizing the unique challenges and financial
difficulties that widows and widowers often face, this fund offers
HSLDA membership, curriculum scholarships, and emergency help so these
parents can continue to direct their children's education at home.

Learn more or apply:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15557

Donate:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15558


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8. Register Now for Fall 2012 ConLaw Class with Mike Farris

Don't miss your opportunity to participate in this incredible online
learning experience! Whether you are a high school student looking to
beef up your transcript, or an adult simply wanting to become a more
informed citizen, this course is for you. Registration will be closing
soon.

Register today!
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15571


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9. National History Bee Open to Homeschoolers

Homeschool students are now invited to participate in the 2012-2013
National History Bee. In this competition, elementary and middle
school-age students vie to progress through local and regional bees to
qualify for the national event. The 2012 national championship was
televised, and the winner received a $50,000 scholarship.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15559


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10. Prerelease Sale: New 3-DVD Set--"Introduction to Policy Debate"

HSLDA's newest debate resource will help you and your students sharpen
all your communication skills as you learn the art and science of
formal debate! Featuring four-and-a-half hours of fresh footage with
subtitling (filmed in 2012), this exciting new three-disc production
is designed to be used as a chapter-by-chapter companion to Christy
Shipe's textbook, "An Introduction to Policy Debate."

Watch the trailer now:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15572


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11. "Home School Heartbeat": Approaching History

Learn how to be responsible students of history on this week's "Home
School Heartbeat."

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15560


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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August 27: DNAinfo.com
Homeschooling on the Rise in New York City
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15561

August 27: KSEE-TV Channel 24, Fresno, California
Homeschooling Branches Out
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15562

August 26: NJ.com
Homeschooling a Viable Option for Parents; Here's Why That's not a Bad
Thing
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15563

August 25: The Chronicle, Houston, Texas
More Parents of Special-needs Children Opt out of Public Schools
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15564

August 22: Seven Days, Burlington, Vermont
Homeschooling Parents Cry Foul Over New Rules from the Department of
Ed
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15565

August 21: Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Indiana
Family Made Decision to Homeschool 2 Sons after The Project School
Closed
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15566

> Links do not imply endorsement.


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

Upcoming Live E-vents:

On the Case: Tales from HSLDA's Litigation Team--HSLDA Staff Attorney
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http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15567

Featured On-Demand E-vents:

How to Develop Your Educational Philosophy--Chuck and Pam Geib
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15568

Parenting with Love and Leadership--John Rosemond
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