Parents Gain Right to Challenge What Kids Are Being Taught

As a parent, have you ever tried to question or challenge the public school your kid(s) attended about the garbage they were teaching your kid(s)? Ever get anywhere doing do it or did they just blow you off like usual? Liberals are all up in an uproar because of a new Florida law that took effect Saturday allowing parents and any resident to challenge what the schools are teaching.

Any resident in Florida can now challenge what kids learn in public schools, thanks to a new law that science education advocates worry will make it harder to teach evolution and climate change.

The legislation, which was signed by Gov. Rick Scott (R) last week and went into effect Saturday (July 1), requires school boards to hire an “unbiased hearing officer” who will handle complaints about instructional materials, such as movies, textbooks and novels, that are used in local schools. Any parent or county resident can file a complaint, regardless of whether they have a student in the school system. If the hearing officer deems the challenge justified, he or she can require schools to remove the material in question.

The statute includes general guidelines about what counts as grounds for removal: belief that the material is “pornographic” or “is not suited to student needs and their ability to comprehend the material presented, or is inappropriate for the grade level and age group.” …

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Many a parent has been told to take their religious teaching at home and leave real teaching to the school, but that almighty philosophy is changing as now Florida parents and others can legally challenge atheistic paradigms such as evolution and socialism, both of which are taught openly in many schools.



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