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2/5/2013 4:22:53 PM
Mike Farris--HSLDA
HSLDA Weekly--State Seeks Student Behavioral Health Assessment

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teaching your children, while monitoring your state's legislature.
Through electronic legislative services, HSLDA is monitoring state
legislation for you -- watching and listening carefully for any
proposed laws that could erode your right to homeschool.
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Legislative Update

If you live in Arizona, Connecticut, Indiana, New Jersey, New
Hampshire, Washington, 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 February 5, 2013:

1. State Seeks Behavioral Health Assessment for Every Homeschool
Student
2. Social Worker Says "I'll be Back!" Attorney Replies "Make My Day"
3. Members: Get Expert Teaching Advice for Free
4. Apply Now for PHC Scholarship
5. Thinking about High School at Home? We've Got You Covered!
6. Call for Contrario Sensu Submissions
7. Bible Bee: Minister to Families this Summer (Including Your Own)!
8. "Home School Heartbeat": Homeschooling in Japan
9. Featured on HSLDA's @home e-vents...

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1. Connecticut: State Seeks Behavioral Health Assessment for Every
Homeschool Student

A bill now being considered in the Connecticut Legislature would
require all homeschooled children ages 12, 14, and 17 to undergo a
behavioral health assessment.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=17093


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2. Minnesota: Social Worker Says "I'll be Back!" Attorney Replies
"Make My Day"

A social worker promised to return after gaining questionable entry
into a home while an HSLDA member was away. HSLDA attorneys helped
close the case quickly.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=17092


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3. Members: Get Expert Teaching Advice for Free

Uncomplicate your homeschooling with SchoolhouseTeachers.com (a
division of The Old Schoolhouse)! Expert teachers provide lesson
materials and video lessons for levels pre-K to high school. Make
educating your children as simple as point, click, teach. FREE for
HSLDA members.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=17095


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4. Apply Now for PHC Scholarship

The Home School Foundation is now accepting applications for the
Patrick Henry College Scholarship.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=17096


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5. Thinking about High School at Home? We've Got You Covered!

Join Diane Kummer, HSLDA high school consultant, on Friday, March 8,
in Purcellville, VA for a one-day high school symposium that will
answer your questions, put you at ease, and increase your enthusiasm
for teaching your teen at home. We'll cover transcripts, developing a
plan for high school, a timetable for keeping on track, and a reminder
to enjoy your teens! You'll want to register early as seating is
limited.

Register online:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=17097


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6. Call for Contrario Sensu Submissions

We are looking for humorous, warm anecdotes and true stories
illustrating that homeschooling is the best educational alternative
around. Submissions should be 150 words or less (submissions may be
edited for space). All material printed in the "Court Report" will be
credited, and the contributor will receive a $10 coupon good toward
any HSLDA publication of his choice. Photographs are welcomed, but
please be aware that we cannot return them.

Mail submissions to:
Attn: 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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7. Bible Bee: Minister to Families this Summer (Including Your Own)!

Host a Local Bible Bee in your church facilities! All materials are
provided so you can encourage families in 20 minutes of age-specific
Bible study per day, and two short memory passages per week!

Read more about it:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=17098


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8. "Home School Heartbeat": Homeschooling in Japan

Hiro Inaba, president of the Church and Home Education Association of
Japan, joins Mike Smith this week on "Home School Heartbeat" to share
about Japanese homeschooling.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=17099


HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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February 4: Cleveland Daily Banner, Cleveland, Tennessee
The Homeschooling Trend
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=17101

February 3: The Washington Post, Washington, D.C.
"Tebow Bill" Would Let Homeschoolers Try out for Public School Teams
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=17103

February 2: The Herald News, Fall River, Massachusetts
Homeschool Families Think "Outside the Box" to Keep Kids Thriving
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=17100

February 1: Daily Times, Portsmouth, Ohio
Hullabaloo Homeschool Program Kicks Off
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=17102

> Links do not imply endorsement.


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

Upcoming Live E-vents:

Teaching Christian History to Your Children: Tips from a Church-Loving
Dad--HSLDA Staff Attorney Darren Jones
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=17104

Don't Judge Me!--HSLDA Senior Counsel Scott Woodruff
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=17105

From Homeschooled to Homeschool Attorney--HSLDA Staff Attorneys Thomas
J. (Tj) Schmidt and Peter Kamakawiwoole
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=17106



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