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1/22/2013 4:41:05 PM
Mike Farris--HSLDA
HSLDA Weekly--HSLDA Defends Family in State Supreme Court

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-> Will your children's inheritance retain its value?

If you pass on a legacy of freedom, your children and their
children's children will thank you. But freedom is never secure;
it must always be guarded. Membership with HSLDA is an investment
in the future that can be passed on to future generations of
families wanting to teach their children at home.

More reasons to join HSLDA...
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1944

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Legislative Update

If you live in Indiana, New Jersey, Wyoming or 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 January 22, 2013:

1. HSLDA Defends Homeschooling Family in Supreme Court
2. Federal Government Seeks Comments on "Black Boxes" for Cars
3. The Pursuit of Character: Episode 8 in our Weekly Video Series
4. Deadline Approaching for Student Art Contest
5. Share Your Funny Moments
6. Attention High School Seniors! Your Class of 2013 T-shirts are
Here!
7. Sign up for High School Teacher Training
8. Final Week to Register for Spring ConLaw Class with Mike Farris
9. Bible Bee: Host Churches and Schools Needed
10. "Home School Heartbeat": Life and Liberty for All
11. Featured on HSLDA's @home e-vents...

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1. Nebraska: HSLDA Defends Homeschooling Family in Supreme Court

State attorneys are trying to get the Nebraska Supreme Court to uphold
a disturbing legal premise--that all students are enrolled in public
school by default.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16938


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2. Federal Government Seeks Comments on "Black Boxes" for Cars

Drivers who feel that requiring data recorders in cars will invade
their privacy have until February 11 to share comments with federal
officials.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16939


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3. The Pursuit of Character: Episode 8 in our Weekly Video Series

Join HSLDA attorney Mike Donnelly as he tells how HSLDA helped a
Massachusetts mom secure her right to teach her autistic son at home
in the face of opposition by a hostile school principal. Renew your
vision and hope as Mike shares the fruit--the values and character--he
sees growing in his own children as a result of their home education
experience.

Watch Now!
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16940


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4. Deadline Approaching for Student Art Contest

Looking for ways to make your child's participation in HSLDA's art
contest a learning experience? Check out the educational resources
available at our store, and help your children sharpen their artistic
skills while they draw, paint, sketch, and compete! Deadline is
February 1.

HSLDA store resources:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16941

Contest details:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16942


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5. Share Your Funny Moments

Do you ever think you may be living with a small comedian? If you have
a funny story starring your favorite homeschoolers, we'd love to hear
it! Our Court Report features true stories and warm anecdotes
illustrating that homeschooling is the best educational alternative
around. Mail your submission to:

Stories, HSLDA
P.O. Box 3000
Purcellville, VA 20134

Or email us (include "Stories" in the subject line) at:
ComDept@hslda.org


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6. Attention High School Seniors! Your Class of 2013 T-shirts are
Here!

Show your class pride! Check out our awesome Class of 2013 T-shirts
for guys and girls in a great selection of T-shirt colors! Don't
forget to look at our diplomas, caps, gowns, tassels, and
announcements.

Shop Now!
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16943


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7. Sign up for High School Teacher Training

Join Becky Cooke and Diane Kummer, HSLDA high school consultants, as
they present four seminars designed to give you confidence and answer
your questions about teaching your teen. Learn to develop a teaching
plan, create a transcript, design a timeline, and keep laughter and
lightness essential parts of the high school years. Register for
either March 8 or October 18, 2013.

Space is limited; sign up early!
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16950


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8. Final Week to Register for Spring 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.

Register today!
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16944


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9. Bible Bee: Host Churches and Schools Needed

Two Bible memory passages per week and 20-minute, age-specific Bible
study helps parents lead their whole family into a sustainable pattern
of Bible study and memorization! Your church or Christian school can
be the focal point of summer activities and the August
Celebration/Contest Day!

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16945


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10. "Home School Heartbeat": Life and Liberty for All

"Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." The Civil Rights
movement of the '60s sought to win African Americans the fundamental
freedoms of all American citizens. Is that battle over? On this week's
"Home School Heartbeat," Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther
King, Jr., talks with Mike Farris about her family's legacy and the
next battle to be fought.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16946


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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January 22: Sunshine Coast Daily, Maroochydore, Australia
Ipswich Families Join Homeschooling Boom
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16952

January 20: The Herald Sun, Durham, North Carolina
Homeschool Student Helps with Nasher Exhibit App
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16954

January 18: The New York Times, New York, New York
A Christian Pioneer of Homeschooling Looks to Its Future
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16955

> Links do not imply endorsement.


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11. Featured on HSLDA's @home e-vents...

Upcoming Live E-vents:

From Homeschooled to Homeschool Attorney--HSLDA Staff Attorneys Thomas
J. (Tj) Schmidt and Peter Kamakawiwoole
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16947

Featured On-Demand Recordings:

Biblical Thinking and the Attitudes of Humility, Obedience, and
Gratitude--Martha Peace
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16948

Why I Abandoned Evolution--Carl Werner
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16949



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