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!
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