parent rights
Judge rejects Maryland parents’ plea to restore opt-out for LGBTQ books

(The Daily Signal) – A U.S. District Court judge denied Maryland parents’ request Thursday for an order allowing them to opt their children out of instruction using LGBTQ… Read More

August 25, 2023
Public school barred mother from middle school unless she signed an NDA, complaint claims

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A public middle school barred a mother from entering the school building unless she signed a non-disclosure agreement (NDA), according to a complaint obtained by… Read More

August 23, 2023
Public Education
Over 1,000 school districts hide students’ gender identities from parents

(The Daily Signal) – A new report sounds the alarm on the growing number of schools embracing transgender ideology and keeping parents in the dark. According to Parents Defending Education,… Read More

August 23, 2023
Illinois law now requires schools to report bullying to parents within 24 hours

(The Center Square) – Illinois school officials are now required to notify parents and guardians of any cases of bullying within a 24-hour period. Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the measure… Read More

June 16, 2023
Public Education
Parents furious at school board for pushing LGBT, sexual content on kids despite them ‘opting out’

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A district-wide library book policy has parents accusing a Wyoming school board of failing to stop the “sexualization” of their kids, according to ABC13 News. Read More

June 15, 2023
Gov. Abbott signs parental rights, education bills into law

(The Center Square) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed four parental rights and education bills into law on Monday and separately expanded virtual learning programs statewide. He did so less… Read More

June 13, 2023
Florida House passes bill to extend Parent Rights in Education Act

(The Center Square) – Florida lawmakers have passed several education reforms this session, but the one drawing the most attention might be an extension of the Parent Rights in Education… Read More

April 5, 2023
Culture, Opinion
Parents need a bill of rights to protect children from government

(The Center Square) – “Every problem, every challenge we face, each starts with public education.” – George H. W. Bush Our colonies were founded by enlightened men who fled societies… Read More

April 3, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Parental rights org files complaints alleging schools created race-based student groups

(Daily Caller) – Parents Defending Education (PDE), a group focused on parental rights in education, filed three complaints on Tuesday to the Department of Education’s (DOE) Office of Civil Rights… Read More

January 4, 2023
Public Education
‘This is truly about the kids’: parents challenging explicit content in schools respond to ‘book banners’ label

(Daily Caller) – Parents challenging books in school districts are being deemed “book banners,” but they respond that it’s not about banning the books but rather giving parents the right… Read More

October 20, 2022
Way too many mom-and-pop voices missing from feds’ ‘unprecedented’ parent and family council planning

(reimaginED) – When the Biden Administration announced that it was creating an “unprecedented” advisory council to elevate the role of parents and families in schools, I became full of mixed emotions. Read More

June 23, 2022
Public Education
Waukesha County judge clears way for hearing on Kettle Moraine School’s secret gender policy

(The Center Square) – Another Wisconsin school district is looking at a possible trial over its secret school gender policy. A Waukesha County judge on Wednesday dismissed a motion from… Read More

June 3, 2022
Culture, Legislation
North Carolina Senate committee approves parental rights in education bill

(The Center Square) – A bill to codify parents’ rights in education and stipulate age appropriateness for curriculum on gender identity and sexual orientation cleared the North Carolina Senate Education… Read More

May 27, 2022
Sununu pledges to veto New Hampshire ‘parental bill of rights’ legislation

(The Center Square) – Gov. Chris Sununu is pledging to veto a controversial proposal to create a “parental rights” law requiring schools to notify parents if their child questions their gender… Read More

May 23, 2022
Massachusetts committee reviewing education bills promoting school choice, transparency

(The Center Square) – Education-related bills pertaining to school choice, curriculum transparency and student representation are under review within a Massachusetts legislative committee. The state’s Joint Committee on Education took… Read More

May 10, 2022
Florida mom sues school for hiding daughter’s decision to transition, says ‘this is happening all over the nation’

January Littlejohn shares her story during an event last year. A Florida mother is suing a school for keeping information about her daughter’s gender transition… Read More

May 4, 2022
Kemp expected to sign Parents’ Bill of Rights

(The Center Square) – Georgia lawmakers have signed off on a measure to give parents more insight into what their children are learning in school. The state Senate voted 31-22… Read More

April 4, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Parents must “earn” the right to know their “kids’ identities” according to public school staff training

A Wisconsin school district offered a staff training session that included a slide saying, “Remember, parents are not entitled to know their kids’… Read More

March 29, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Kansas Senate passes ‘Parents Bill of Rights’

(The Sentinel) –  The “Parents Bill of Rights” and school curriculum transparency legislation passed the Kansas Senate Tuesday 24-15. However the bill – SB496 – fell… Read More

March 24, 2022
Parental rights bills sail through Wisconsin Senate, face headwinds on governor’s desk

(The Center Square) – Protection of parental rights and other education reforms are the focus of several bills passed by the Wisconsin Senate on Tuesday. The Empowering Parents K-12 Education… Read More

March 10, 2022