The Democrat-controlled Senate once again showed their true colors by voting against parental rights, this time in the form of the “Parents Bill of Rights” which failed to pass. This is just the latest example of Democrats ignoring the voices of everyday Americans and prioritizing politics over families.
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House Passes Legislation To Give Parents More Say In Their Kids’ Education
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— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) March 24, 2023
Thankfully, the Republican-led House of Representatives stood up for parents and passed the “Politics over Parents Act,” which is a crucial step towards increasing transparency and defending the rights of parents. Republican Michigan Rep. Mark Walberg summed it up perfectly when he said, “My colleagues and I are committed to ensuring that parents always have a seat at the table when it comes to their child’s upbringing and education.”
The #ParentsBillofRights is the first step in preparing our students for tomorrow. This includes my amendment to ensure parents know if their children are falling behind in reading levels by the third grade. pic.twitter.com/f29cBENbwb
— Congresswoman Erin Houchin (@RepHouchin) March 23, 2023
Under the Parents Bill of Rights, school districts must now post their curriculums online and allow parents to review the materials. This will finally give families a say in what their children are learning, instead of being kept in the dark by liberal educators.
Additionally, the bill mandates that school districts must notify parents of any violence that occurs on campus and provide them with a list of materials students can access at the library. This kind of transparency is long overdue, as parents deserve to know exactly what is happening in their children’s schools.
Of course, Democrats are doing everything they can to prevent this important legislation from becoming law. They claim the bill will harm LGBTQI+ students, but this is just another example of left-wing activists hijacking the education system to push their radical agenda.
Instead of worrying about these fringe groups, lawmakers should focus on empowering parents to engage with their children’s teachers and schools. As Republican Louisiana Rep. Julia Letlow, the bill’s sponsor, said in a statement, “For children to succeed, they need families and schools to work together as partners throughout the learning process.”
It’s time for Democrats to stop playing politics with our children’s education and start putting families first. The Parents Bill of Rights is a step in the right direction, but until lawmakers on both sides of the aisle start prioritizing parents over politics, our education system will continue to fail our children.