First Freedom

First Freedom

by John McGowan, Esq., CHEA Board of Directors “Spiritual freedom is the root of political liberty … As the union between spiritual freedom and political liberty seems nearly inseparable, it is our duty to defend both.”Thomas Paine If you hang out at enough CHEA...
The Equality Act and Homeschoolers

The Equality Act and Homeschoolers

by John McGowan, Esq. On February 25, the United States House of Representatives passed the “Equality Act”, a law that its proponents say is necessary to prevent people from being discriminated against on the basis of their sexual orientation and gender identity. The...
Why Do We Need a Legal Defense Association?

Why Do We Need a Legal Defense Association?

With the number of legal contacts and cases in the early years of the modern homeschool movement, it became obvious that the formation of a legal defense association was necessary to spread the cost of legal defense among homeschoolers and make legal representation...
How to File the Private School Affidavit

How to File the Private School Affidavit

The step-by-step instructions included here were updated September 30, 2019. The Private School Affidavit Form is essentially the same as last year. All items below marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory. You are encouraged to use the information in The California...