The COVID-19 illness upended everyone’s way of life in 2020. In under a year, vaccines were developed to combat the virus. Now, some schools, colleges, businesses, hospitals, and even state and local governments have mandated that Continue reading Medical Freedom & COVID-19 Vaccines: Informed Decisions and Mandates
Taxation and government funding are not new concepts. Throughout human history, governments have levied taxes on their citizens. In Biblical times, the Pharisees tried to muster up accusations against Jesus by questioning Him about paying Continue reading Should We Take Government Money for Private Education?
Far too often, those in government give into the temptation to take responsibility and authority for things outside of their appropriate purview. In the past year, politicians have regulated businesses in ways that clearly violate Continue reading Does Government Have Authority over the Church or Family?
Bill: SB 70 (as amended) – Mandatory Kindergarten Author: State Senator Rubio SB 70 has been amended to remove private schools from the new kindergarten requirement – it now only applies to public schools. Though still Continue reading Joint Legislative Alert Update
Watch this short video on why testing is so important in the fight to protect homeschooling freedoms! Are you considering year-end testing to help evaluate how your students are doing academically? This year, you have Continue reading Participate in Homeschool Research and Advocacy through BJU Student Testing!
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!
Some proposed bills in the state legislature have not been granted a hearing, essentially barricading their advance in the legislative process. This is an unprecedented development, since bills are typically granted a hearing. AB 327, Continue reading The Suppression of Bills & Public Input
This article by FPM’s founder Roy Hanson continues a series of reprints that we will share with you in order to highlight how some state lawmakers are determined to implement more government control over your Continue reading Potential Danger for All Boys: New Evidence
This article by FPM’s founder Roy Hanson is the first in a series of reprints that we will share with you in order to highlight how some state lawmakers are determined to implement more government Continue reading The Invasion of Parental Authority
Our friends at CHEA of California are partnering with us (FPM), NHERI (National Home Education Research Institute), and BJU Press Homeschool to conduct a research study on private homeschoolers’ academic performance. This study will be Continue reading Participate in Homeschool Research!
The California Legislature Has Started the 2021-2022 Legislative Session. New proposed legislation is now beginning to stream into our state capitol in Sacramento. This new 2-year legislative session for California begins today, Monday, December 7th. Continue reading The California Legislature is in session!
Every year, the Private School Affidavit (PSA) must be filed between October 1st and 15th. If you are enrolled in a Private School Satellite Program (PSP), the school’s administrator files one affidavit for the whole group. Continue reading It’s Time To File the Private School Affidavit!
Governor Newsom’s statements about reopening schools made during his press conference on 7/17/2020 do not apply to single-family private homeschools who have filed (or will file) the Private School Affidavit. If you have more specific questions about Private School Satellite Programs Continue reading California School Reopening Guidelines Do Not Apply to Single-Family Private Homeschools
Newsflash July 21st, 2020From: Nathan Pierce and Roy Hanson – Family Protection Ministries Protect your family and your freedom to homeschool! If your child needed emergency brain surgery, which doctor would you want for his operation Continue reading Join HSLDA To Protect Your Family and Your Freedom To Homeschool!
This past January 2019 was Family Protection Ministries’ (FPM) and Christian Home Educators Association of California’s (CHEA) Capitol Day and Leadership Conference. Capitol Day has been held by FPM in Sacramento at the beginning of Continue reading Capitol Day & Leadership Conference 2019: A Success!
Legislative Newsflash May 28, 2019From: Roy Hanson and Nathan Pierce – Family Protection Ministries Our Continuing Advocacy Work Family Protection Ministries (FPM) does a considerable amount of research and works behind the scenes to protect families Continue reading We Are Continuing to Advocate on Your Behalf
Monday (October 22nd) is the last day to register to vote in the General Election on November 6th, 2018. It is easier to be involved in electing good legislators than it is to fight every Continue reading Register to Vote in the General Election on November 6!
Please read the message below from HSLDA. Dear HSLDA Members and Friends: As you know, Family Protection Ministries (FPM) recently went through the greatest legislative threat to homeschool freedoms in the history of California. However, as a result Continue reading FPM Needs Your Support to Keep Protecting Homeschool Freedom. A Message from HSLDA.
Sign up for the SCOPE and CHEA Annual Conference! Register Now Family Discipleship Homeschool Conference and Curriculum Fair June 8th – 9th, 2018 Location: William Jessup University 2121 University Ave Rocklin, CA 95765 Cost: Starting at Continue reading Visit Family Protection Ministries at the SCOPE/CHEA Conference in Rocklin, CA!
Joint Newsflash – May 17, 2018 From: Roy Hanson and Nathan Pierce – Family Protection Ministries, and Mike Smith – HSLDA Just when we, the homeschool community, thought we could breathe a sigh of relief after AB 2926 Continue reading New Tragedy Reviving Criticism of Homeschooling