Posts Tagged ‘education’

Removing Parents from Public Schools

No Parents Allowed

As a parent of a public-school child, you may not have any say in what, when, or how your children are taught about controversial subjects. Meanwhile, even local schools and state departments of education are losing authority over education decisions to a smaller and more centralized group of “experts” who are further away from and…

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New Guidance Protects Student Privacy, Parents’ Rights

New Guidance Protects Student Privacy, Parents’ Rights

New Guidance from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) is bolstering protection for student privacy, while sending a warning to organizations who might abuse the ACT and SAT testing systems for your child’s data. Background Traditionally, students registered and paid for the tests on their own with parental consent. The nature of the privacy relationship…

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State of Parental Rights in America 2017

The Supreme Court once declared, “This primary role of parents in the upbringing of their children is now established beyond debate as an enduring American tradition.” Wisconsin v. Yoder, 406 U.S. 205 (1972) at 232. So, how are we doing with that “enduring American tradition” today? Unfortunately, not so well. Even with advances in some…

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The State of Parental Rights in America 2015

Please see the newest State of Parental Rights in America report. Last January’s “The State of Parental Rights in America” was so well received – and so helpful for informing parents and policy-makers about the growing parental rights issue – that we decided to make it an annual report. Sadly, not a lot has changed…

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State of Parental Rights in America 2014

The following has been edited from its original version, originally posted at ParentalRights.org. The Unbelievable State of Parental Rights in America On Tuesday President Obama gave his “State of the Union” address, in which he gave his view of where our nation is right now and where we are headed. But what about parental rights?…

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