Statewide Vaccine Mandate for School Children – Joint Statement from FPM & CHEA

We at Family Protection Ministries and CHEA are aware of the recently announced statewide vaccine mandate for all eligible school children. We are closely watching as the situation develops. At this time, it does not appear this Continue reading Statewide Vaccine Mandate for School Children – Joint Statement from FPM & CHEA

The 2021-2022 Private School Affidavit is Now Open!

The Private School Affidavit form for the 2021-2022 school year is now available on the CDE’s website (http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/ps/affidavit.asp) for filing during the regular October 1-15 filing period. Private schools, including single-family home-based schools (homeschoolers), can Continue reading The 2021-2022 Private School Affidavit is Now Open!

Freedom Friday – September 24th, 2021 – Live from the Ark Encounter!

Join Nathan Pierce of FPM, Rebecca Kocsis of CHEA, and CHEA’s Vice President John McGowan Esq. for a Freedom Friday discussion from the Ark Encounter! They address school choice ballot initiatives (i.e. Education Savings Accounts), the 9th Circuit Court case regarding closing private schools for in-person instruction, and the status of BJU, CHEA, NHERI, and FPM’s collaborative effort to produce homeschooling research.

To participate in homeschool research, check out https://www.cheaofca.org/testing.

For more information about CHEA of CA and their work, visit https://www.cheaofca.org

Legislative Update – August 20th, 2021

In this legislative update, Nathan explains some of the recent developments in California’s vaccine mandates, including their newly imposed mandatory vaccination for public and private school teachers alike. He also discusses some of the issues surrounding parents being told they are not allowed to withdraw their children from public schools, as well as how FPM and the CDE are responding.

For information on mask requirements in schools, visit https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/K-12-Guidance-2021-22-School-Year.aspx

For information on the mandatory teacher vaccinations, visit https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Order-of-the-State-Public-Health-Officer-Vaccine-Verification-for-Workers-in-Schools.aspx

For the CDE’s instructions on withdrawing students from public school, visit https://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/ps/psaleaguidance2021.asp or visit https://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/ps/leaguidance.asp

13th Anniversary of Greatest Homeschool Victory in California History. A message from HSLDA

August 8th, 2008, was a significant moment in the history of homeschool freedom. Celebrating its anniversary reminds us that God’s hand is mighty and He is actively working to protect us. The court reversing its Continue reading 13th Anniversary of Greatest Homeschool Victory in California History. A message from HSLDA

Virtual Capitol Day 2021 and Advocacy from Home: An Adventure in Flexibility and Technology!

This past February 2021, we at FPM and CHEA hosted Capitol Day once again. In past years, our Capitol Day was comprised of private homeschoolers who went on tours of the Capitol building, received Capitol Office Visits Continue reading Virtual Capitol Day 2021 and Advocacy from Home: An Adventure in Flexibility and Technology!