Resources for Parents
PARENT PLEDGE & RESOLUTIONS
Stand with parents by taking the Parent Pledge. Once you've taken the pledge, put it into action by encouraging your elected representatives from School Board to City Council to adopt a Parental Rights Resolution.
SEX EDUCATION RESOURCES
In 2016, 40% of school districts in the United States used the National Sex Education Standards. Most districts will be adopting the new 2020 standards in the near future. Check with your district by submitting an Open Records Request to determine which standards will be used in your school.
National Sex Education Standards (2nd Edition 2020)
States have different laws regarding sex education curriculum, parental notifications and parental opt out options. Check your state's laws here:
Sex Education and State Law Policy Chart (SIEUS - Sex Ed for Social Change)
THE PROTECTION OF PUPIL RIGHTS AMENDMENT: A TOOLKIT FOR PARENTS
A resource that explains what your rights are with regard to your child’s privacy and how to best protect those rights.
HOW TO SUBMIT AN OPEN RECORDS REQUEST
“Sunshine laws” give citizens access to government documents and meetings. “Open records laws” detail the records, documents and information that state agencies and local governments must disclose if requested. “Open meetings laws” establish the rights the public has to listen to debate and watch the decision making process of their elected officials. For federal agencies, records requests are governed by the Freedom of Information Act (foia.gov). Each state has their own individual laws for record requests and open meeting requirements. (continue)
GUIDE TO THE CONSTITUTION
REPORTS ON EDUCATION FROM A CONSUMER PERSPECTIVE
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