Join HSLDA - They Make Homeschooling Possible June 13, 2017 From: Roy Hanson and Nathan Pierce -- Family Protection Ministries The Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) is the premier nonprofit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms. HSLDA … Continue reading Join HSLDA – They Make Homeschooling Possible
NEWSFLASH – May 10, 2017 From: Roy Hanson and Nathan Pierce -- Family Protection Ministries This past February was Family Protection Ministries’ Capitol Day and Christian Home Educators Association’s Leadership Conference. Capitol Day has been held by FPM in Sacramento at the beginning of each new two-year legislative session for the past three decades. This … Continue reading Capitol Day/Leadership Conference: A Success!
NEWSFLASH - May 19th, 2016 From: Roy Hanson -- Family Protection Ministries ***** ***** ***** ***** On Tuesday, June 7th, between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., we have the opportunity to go to the polls, exercise our God-given responsibilities and rights, and send a message concerning the direction that our government should take over … Continue reading Remember to Vote!
JOINT LEGISLATIVE NEWSFLASH – September 3, 2015 From: Roy Hanson--Family Protection Ministries and Mike Smith--HSLDA Bill: AB 713 (Weber) – Mandatory Kindergarten AB 713 has been stopped in the Senate Appropriations Committee. We are thankful to God and for all who participated in winning this tremendous victory! We have strongly opposed AB 713. Thank you … Continue reading Victory – AB 713 Stopped!
We are not attorneys and we are not giving out legal advice. HSLDA is available to answer legal questions for their members. SB 277 will not go into effect until July 1, 2016. That means no changes in the mandatory vaccination law for this new 2015-2016 school year, this fall. The current mandatory vaccination law … Continue reading SB 277 Vaccine Law – No Change This School Year
October 1, 2014 The Private School Affidavit (PSA) is now available on the California Department of Education's web site at http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/ps/rq/affidavit.asp. Private schools, including single-family home-based schools (homeschoolers), can proceed to file their affidavits. We have reviewed the affidavit in consultation with HSLDA and it appears to be essentially the same as last year. The … Continue reading Filing the Private School Affidavit 2014-2015 School Year
By Roy Hanson, Jr. January 2010 Homeschooling has come a long way in the past quarter of a century. In 1980, home schooling was illegal in 30 states. In 1983, the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) was founded by attorneys Michael Farris and J. Michael Smith to help the growing number of homeschoolers who were … Continue reading HSLDA – The Homeschooler’s Preeminent Legal Resource