parents rights
Tylenol vs. transgenderism: Schools need parents’ permission for one, but not for other? 

(The Daily Signal) – Schools across the country routinely inform parents – and often must obtain their written permission – about all sorts of things, from a trip to the… Read More

April 10, 2024
Public Education
Virginia school board takes heat for turning off cameras during meetings

The Loudoun County School Board in Virginia is facing the ire of parents and community advocates for a recent decision to remove livestreaming cameras during the… Read More

March 26, 2024
Michigan bill would undermine parents by mandating kindergarten for all 5-year-olds 

A Michigan lawmaker has proposed mandatory kindergarten for all 5-year-old children, raising concerns about government interference in parental rights. A group of Democratic lawmakers, led by Sen. Dayna Polehanki, D-Livonia,… Read More

March 25, 2024
After school board ‘charade,’ the NC Legislature should make these 7 adjustments to the Parents’ Bill of Rights

Last year, the Republican Legislature passed the Parents’ Bill of Rights (PBR) over North Carolina Gov. Cooper’s veto. The PBR gives parents the right, among other things, to challenge supplementary… Read More

March 18, 2024
‘Unacceptable’: Space Camp USA under fire for biologically male employee allowed in girls’ facilities

Concerned parents are calling out Space Camp USA for allowing a biologically male employee who claims to be female into the girls’ dorms and bathrooms. “I just need everyone to… Read More

March 14, 2024
‘Totalitarian’ bill would establish Maine as sanctuary state for abortions, trans surgeries

(The Daily Signal) – A Democrat-led bill seeks to establish a legal right to abortions, transgender surgeries, and hormonal treatments in Maine, and protect those… Read More

March 12, 2024
LGBT org accused of ‘grooming’ for advising caller, identifying as 13-year-old trans youth, to turn against conservative parents

A journalist posing as a 13-year-old girl wanting to transition to male was offered a chest binder behind her parents’ back and even encouraged to replace her family with a… Read More

March 6, 2024
Parents’ bill of rights initiative moves ahead in Washington State Legislature

(The Center Square) â€“ A “parents’ bill of rights” initiative to the Legislature passed out of two legislative committees in Olympia on Friday morning.  Initiative 2081 would require… Read More

March 4, 2024
Arizona mom alleges school officials helped her daughter secretly transition to male

An Arizona mother has joined a lawsuit against Mesa Public Schools, claiming school officials actively sought to deceive her when they helped her daughter “socially transition”… Read More

February 23, 2024
Iowa school district settles lawsuit with pro-parent group over transgender policy

An Iowa school board has agreed to pay $20,000 to resolve a lawsuit over a district policy enabling students to transition genders at school without parental notification or permission. Parents… Read More

February 23, 2024
Book review: A conservative vision for the future of public education

In an education landscape long dominated by Democrats and liberal policies, what do conservatives have to offer? A lot, according to Frederick Hess and Michael McShane. In their new book,… Read More

February 20, 2024
Public Education
Indiana AG launches ‘Eyes on Education’ portal to empower parental rights in public education  

Indiana has launched an online “education portal” where objectionable content in schools can be reported by parents, students and teachers.  The office of Indiana’s Republican Attorney General Todd Rokita announced… Read More

February 16, 2024
Illinois measure would make parents abusers for denying sex changes for their kids

(The Center Square) – A parents’ rights group is pushing back against a proposed Illinois bill equating denying children things like puberty blockers to child abuse. State Rep. Anne Stava-Murray,… Read More

February 15, 2024
Minnesota school district harasses homeschool family with threats of police visitation

A Minnesota homeschool mom discovered a disturbing package from her local Minneapolis-area school district last fall when her family returned from a national fencing tournament. “Until this year, they never… Read More

February 12, 2024
Public Education
Washington official certifies student parent rights initiative, sends to Legislature

(The Center Square) – The Washington Secretary of State’s Office has formally certified Initiative 2081, which would give parents of public school students the right to review educational and health material and… Read More

January 19, 2024
Maine bill proposes state custody of kids who want trans treatments against parents’ wishes

Outrage is growing as the Maine Legislature has proposed a measure that would allow the state to take custody of minor children for the purposes of transgender sex change treatments. Read More

January 17, 2024
North Carolina year in review: School choice gains, racial discrimination judgment

(The Center Square) – Universal school choice and a landmark decision in higher education at the U.S. Supreme Court topped North Carolina’s 2023 impactful education developments. The state became 10th… Read More

January 4, 2024
Public Education
North Carolina school districts are responding to new Parents’ Bill of Rights

The largest public school district in North Carolina has voted to create new policies to better align with the state’s newly passed Parents’ Bill of Rights. Read More

January 2, 2024
Rules of the road: Governing big tech for wellbeing of kids

(The Daily Signal) – “Why expect our children to wear seat belts when we can ask everyone to drive responsibly?” Americans are smart enough to recognize that as crazy talk,… Read More

January 2, 2024
Watch: Parents speak out after their daughter was told to sleep with a boy who identified as a girl

(The Daily Signal) – Parents Joe and Serena Wailes were shocked and horrified to discover that their 11-year-old daughter had been assigned to not only room with, but also share a… Read More

December 26, 2023