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
Bill: SB 70 (as amended) – Mandatory Kindergarten Author: State Senator Rubio We continue to strongly oppose and closely watch SB 70 (Mandatory Kindergarten). Thank you for taking action and calling the Senate Appropriations Committee and other Senators when Continue reading Joint Legislative Alert Update
Joint Legislative Action Alert – April 5th, 2021 From: Nathan Pierce – Family Protection Ministries, and Mike Smith – HSLDA Bill: SB 70 (as amended) – Mandatory Kindergarten Author: State Senator Rubio Position: Strongly OPPOSE SB 70 is set to be heard Continue reading Oppose Mandatory Kindergarten – Last Chance to Call Senate Appropriations Committee
Joint Legislative Action Alert – March 23, 2021 From: Nathan Pierce – Family Protection Ministries, and Mike Smith – HSLDA Bill: SB 70 (as amended) – Mandatory Kindergarten Author: State Senator Rubio Position: Strongly OPPOSE SB 70 is most likely to be Continue reading Oppose Mandatory Kindergarten – Call the Senate Appropriations Committee
Virtual Capitol Day & Advocacy from Home 2021 As we begin 2021, we’d like to share some exciting news about our ministry! Our Capitol Day, an event for private homeschoolers, has been held by FPM in Sacramento at Continue reading Join Us for Our Upcoming Event!
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!
It is easier to be involved in electing good legislators than it is to fight every bad piece of legislation that comes up in the course of a year. On Tuesday, November 3rd, between 7:00 Continue reading Register to Vote by October 19th!
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!
Please read the following message below from Mike Smith of HSLDA. Dear HSLDA Members and Friends: Homeschoolers filing private school affidavits received a surprising email Tuesday from the California Department of Education. DON’T BE ALARMED. Continue reading The Private School Affidavit Content Has Not Changed
This past January 2020, we at Family Protection Ministries (FPM) and Christian Home Educators Association of California (CHEA) hosted Capitol Day once again in Sacramento. Capitol Day has been held by FPM in Sacramento every Continue reading Capitol Day 2020: A Success!
Donations to FPM are tax-deductible. After making a donation, you will receive a receipt in the mail. Online Credit Card donations will be credited to the year in which they were submitted. Donations made by Continue reading Year-End Giving FAQs
From FPM’s Executive Director Roy Hanson:The legislative work that Nathan does is ongoing and often overwhelming. My hope is that there will be sufficient funds for Nathan to hire a full time assistant. I hope Continue reading Reasons to Give to FPM (7 of 7)