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Friday, November 30, 2012

The First Amendment High School Online Classes

With the recent HHS Mandate and other assaults on our fundamental rights as Americans, this course comes at the perfect time. It is vital for our high school students to understand the American Constitution. Taught by a lawyer who has a real love for American history and the Constitution, this course will prepare your student as a citizen. Mrs. Stanley is a vibrant instructor who brings a joy of learning and an excitement of her subject matter to the classroom.

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Class dates: Thursdays, January 17 to March 7, 2013
Total classes: 8
Starting time: 1 pm Eastern
Duration: 1 hour
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of American government
Suggested grade level: 9th to 12th
Suggested high school credit: 2/3 semester
Fee: $120.00
Instructor: Alison Stanley, J.D.
Course description: This class will explore why the First Amendment was included in the Bill of Rights and what freedoms it protects. Landmark Supreme Court cases interpreting the First Amendment will be studied to help flesh out the meaning of this critical freedom. Also, during this class, we will debate the constitutionality of the HHS Mandate.
Course materials: Instructor will provide free materials on a weekly basis.
Homework: This class will not have a significant amount of homework. Prior to each class, the student may be required to read an abridged Supreme Court opinion and answer a few questions.

Instructor's biography: Alison Stanley has a B.A. from Michigan State University and a law degree from the University of Michigan. She loves to study history, especially how it pertains to legal and political issues of today. Mrs. Stanley is a mother of five children, all who have been homeschooled at some point. Mrs. Stanley teaches law and American history for Homeschool Connections.

Equipment requirements: Classes are online, live and interactive. Students are required to have high-speed internet and a headset with microphone, which can be found as cheap as $12.
Misc: Mrs. Stanley will be available via email or phone in between classes for questions and comments.
Recordings of classes are provided to students within 24 hours and available for 6 months.
Homeschool Connections does not provide record keeping services.

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