Helen on December 27th, 2005

Almost a month ago, on December 3, in the middle of a lengthy and involved discussion about federal legislation on the HEM-Networking list, I posted some thoughts about an idea which has been on my mind for a few years. The posted message is a long one, but in it I outlined my idea for [...]

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Helen on December 19th, 2005

HEM-Networking: HR 1815 update The conference report was agreed to in House late on 2/19/05. The Status: On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 374 - 41 (Roll no. 665). I phoned Sen. Warner’s office and they confirmed that the section pertaining to homeschoolers, 522, remained in the bill [...]

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HEM-Networking: An open letter to HSLDA’s membership An important message from one of homeschooling’s most respected voices, Mary McCarthy: I have always felt that HSLDA has a right to exist, and if that’s what you want to spend your money on, I’m happy you have the financial means to do so. However, recent events have [...]

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Helen on December 17th, 2005

Salem Times- Commoner, Salem, IL - Homeschooling requires dedication from parents “Homeschooling requires dedication from parents: Families choose to accept responsibility of educating their children,” is the third article in a four part series on the topic of homeschooling. In this article, seven mothers with varying experience in homeschooling explain why they chose this educational [...]

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Helen on December 16th, 2005

Home Education & Other Stuff » END AROUND? Daryl Cobranchi is spearheading conversation about the Section 522 situation at his HEOS blog. Informative reading for anyone following these important developments.

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