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

Oppose Mandatory Kindergarten – Last Chance to Call Senate Appropriations Committee

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

Oppose Mandatory Kindergarten – Call the 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

Legislative Update – March 9th, 2021

In this legislative update, Nathan gives a summary of the current flow of legislation through the California Legislature. He also gives an explanation of SB 29, and how it will affect elections for the 2021 year, including the possible recall of the Governor. Next, Nathan explains the implications of the Senate’s suspension of a particular Constitutional section in order to pass legislation more quickly during this legislative session. For a clip of the discussion and vote concerning the suspension of the specific section of the CA Constitution, visit https://youtu.be/ZgzX8RbI80o

California School Reopening Guidelines Do Not Apply to Single-Family Private Homeschools

CA School Reopening Not Apply

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