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9/25/2012 4:40:34 PM
Mike Farris--HSLDA
HSLDA Weekly--State Outlaws Spanking

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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 September 25, 2012:

1. State Outlaws Spanking
2. Senate Adjourns Without Voting on UN Treaty--Victory for Now!
3. School Registration Bill Worries Welsh Families
4. Social Workers off the Hook; Wisdom and Prayer Needed
5. County Creates Private Tutor Requirements
6. Your Student's Political Opinion Could Win Cash
7. Creative Ways to Give to the Home School Foundation
8. Patrick Henry College: Secure Your Scholarship by Nov. 1
9. Prep for College Entrance Exams
10. Student Action Teams: Make a Difference for America
11. "Home School Heartbeat": Physical Education at Home

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1. Delaware: State Outlaws Spanking

With the passage of Senate Bill 234, Delaware became the first state
in the nation to effectively outlaw corporal discipline of children by
their parents.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15824


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2. Senate Adjourns Without Voting on UN Treaty--Victory for Now!

Your calls and contacts worked! Now we'll need your help to defeat the
UN disabilities treaty when the lame-duck Senate meets again after the
November election.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15825


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3. School Registration Bill Worries Welsh Families

Home School Legal Defense Association pledges to help homeschool
families in Wales as officials there try to pass laws requiring home
education registration and inspection.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15826


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4. On the Case: Social Workers off the Hook; Wisdom and Prayer Needed

HSLDA must decide whether to appeal the dismissal of a lawsuit against
social workers who threatened homeschoolers.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15827


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5. Alabama: County Creates Private Tutor Requirements

HSLDA helped a homeschooler when a local public school official
demanded additional documentation not required by state law.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15828


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6. Your Student's Political Opinion Could Win Cash

This year, HSLDA's essay contest focuses on a topic the entire nation
is talking about--the American presidency. We'd love to hear your
student's perspective on the office of the president.

For contest guidelines and entry form:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15829


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7. Creative Ways to Give to the Home School Foundation

Looking for a creative way to help other homeschoolers through the
Home School Foundation? Here are just a couple of ideas how you can
help besides giving a financial gift.

Read more about it:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15830


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8. Patrick Henry College: Secure Your Scholarship by Nov. 1

The early action admission and scholarship priority deadline is
quickly approaching! Prospective students who submit a completed
application for admission and scholarships, along with all supporting
documents, by November 1, are guaranteed the availability of all
financial aid awards. Call PHC at (888) 338-1776 or email
admissions@phc.edu .

Start the application process:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15831


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9. Prep for College Entrance Exams

Preparing for the PSAT/SAT/ACT tests will give your teen confidence
and practice for the big day. All manner of test prep is available in
local bookstores, through the internet, at the College Board and ACT
organization websites as well as on our HSLDA high school site. Don't
let your teen leave home without it (preparation that is)!

Read more about it:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15832


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10. Student Action Teams: Make a Difference for America

The 2012 election could be a critical 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=15833

Not a Generation Joshua member? Sign up here:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15834


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11. "Home School Heartbeat": Physical Education at Home

For overall excellence, children need sound minds and strong bodies.
Dr. Roger Sayre, homeschooling father of 11 and longtime family
practitioner, shares how physical education can enhance your home
education and the importance of integrating regular exercise into your
school day.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15835


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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September 24: The Atlantic
In New York City, Teaching Your Own Kids Can Make the Most Practical
Sense
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15836

September 19: Pensacola News-Journal, Pensacola, Florida
Busting some Long-held Myths about Home Education
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15837

> Links do not imply endorsement.



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