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March 31, 2008

Governor Issues Homeschool Proclamation

Governor Dave Heineman has issued a proclamation declaring March 30-April 5, 2008, Nebraska Home Education Week! In part, the proclamation states:

“WHEREAS, The State of Nebraska desires to promote excellence in education; and

“WHEREAS, Dozens of studies confirm that children who are educated at home score significantly above average on national achievement tests; and…

“WHEREAS, The State of Nebraska recognizes the fundamental right of parents to direct the education and upbringing of their children; and

“WHEREAS, It is appropriate that home educators be recognized and commended for their dedication to excellence in education and for their significant and vital contributions to our society.”

HSLDA urges all homeschoolers in Nebraska to widely distribute the proclamation and celebrate homeschooling during this week.

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Read or print the the full proclamation (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader).