NE Bill Successfully Vetoed

The parental rights effort is a lot like raising preschoolers: every once in a while, things that were calm and quiet suddenly explode with activity. For parental rights, this week is wrapping up one of those furious months. ALFIE EVANS – PULLED FROM LIFE SUPPORT AGAINST PARENTS’ WISHES Photo Credit: #AlfiesArmy @Alfiesarmy16 The inescapable parental…

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Law Professor Attacks Parental Rights

Shocking Video: Law Professor Attacks Parental Rights (Our thanks to CRTV for their footage of James Dwyer. The full episode on the Homeschool Rebellion and Season 2 of Michelle Malkin Investigates can be found on CRTV.com.) Take Action Before It’s Too Late. Sign up. Share. Donate. “The reason parent-child relationships exist is because the State…

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September means back to school, and for millions of American parents that means a significant reduction in your parental rights. In 1995 the First Circuit Court of Appeals held that “once parents make the choice as to which school their children will attend, their fundamental right to control the education of their children is, at…

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Child and Parent

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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In This Issue: Report: Mom Shocked When School Pulled Son’s Teeth By the Numbers: Children and Dental Health Go Deeper: HIPAA ••••••••••••••••••••••••• Report: Mom Shocked When School Pulled Son’s Teeth According to a January 20 news report from Baltimore CBS affiliate WJZ, mother Shanda Fleming was shocked and outraged when her son Michael came home…

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Common Core

Since its introduction in 2008, the Common Core State Standards Initiative, or “Common Core” (CCSSI) has been touted as a “voluntary, state led” initiative to adopt a common set of academic standards for all states in the country. As it turns out, the development of Common Core was not state-led, and participation, while technically voluntary,…

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National Database of School Children Launched

[Updated 6/6/17] Last week the SXSWedu Technology Conference in Austin, Texas, featured a new project that has many educational technology companies very excited – and that has many parents angry and deeply concerned. The project is called inBloom – a massive national database of personal information on public school students – and it is already…

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Mom at School

© istockphoto/IsaacLKoval [Updated 6/6/17] When we were in school, several parents were there on a regular basis helping out in the classroom or the library, chaperoning field trips, or leading special reading or art programs. They were just doing their part to improve our education. But parents are not allowed in public schools today. Sure,…

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No Parents Allowed

[Updated 6/6/17] If your children attend public school, you are among those parents whose rights will end the moment your child enters the school. That’s because in 2005 the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found in Fields v. Palmdale School District “that the Meyer-Pierce right [of parents to direct the upbringing of their children] does…

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