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Parents protest the Montgomery County School Board's policy blocking them from opting out their children from pro-homosexual and transgender materials.

Maryland parents argue for right to opt children out of LGBT curriculum in appeals court

Dec 5, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The parents sued the Montgomery County Board of Education on May 24 after it changed its parental notification and opt-out... Read more

A truck traveled through Mexico City in September 2023 with a message against the indoctrination of children in schools.

Truck circulates in Mexico City with message against indoctrinating schoolchildren

Sep 22, 2023

By Diego López Colín

The campaign demands that educational institutions stop using the controversial school textbooks developed for the 2023-2024 school year. Read more


As a new school year begins, Catholic groups draw battle lines in culture war

Sep 2, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Several Catholic organizations and activist efforts are working to push back on the extreme ideologies in much of public schooling. Read more


Poll: More than 8 in 10 New Jersey parents want to be notified if child identifies as LGBT

Aug 25, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The poll also comes following national polls that indicate a rapidly rising number of young people identify as LGBTQ+. Read more


Virginia bishops praise governor’s new transgender, parents’ rights school policies

Aug 3, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The recently released new policies affirmed that parents will maintain the right to considerable oversight of their children while they... Read more


New Virginia transgender student policies emphasize parental rights

Jul 19, 2023

By Daniel Payne

School personnel in Virginia are now required to keep parents informed on “matters related to their child’s health, and social... Read more


Bill to ‘put the parent in the conversation’ on gender issues passes Virginia House

Feb 10, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

“Sage’s Law” would require school officials to defer to parents when a student claims to be transgender. Read more


Virginia Gov. Youngkin revokes schools’ transgender policies, asserts parental rights

Sep 19, 2022

By Edie Heipel

Parental rights and religious freedom are central to Virginia Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s new statewide policies for public schools released... Read more


Teacher who refused to use students’ preferred pronouns settles lawsuit against school district

Sep 1, 2022

By Edie Heipel

A Kansas middle school teacher will receive $95,000 from her school district, which tried to force her to comply with... Read more


Back to school: What rights do parents have?

Aug 25, 2022

By Edie Heipel

Catholic parents face a tidal wave of concerns as more schools across the country adopt harmful gender policies, make medical... Read more

Byron "Tanner" Cross

Teacher who criticized ‘preferred pronoun’ policy reaches settlement with Virginia school board

Nov 16, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A Virginia teacher who was disciplined for objecting to a proposed policy requiring transgender-affirming pronouns has agreed to a settlement... Read more

Byron "Tanner" Cross, teacher with the Loudoun County School District

Virginia Supreme Court reinstates teacher who objected to transgender pronoun mandate

Aug 31, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Virginia’s Supreme Court has sided with a teacher after he challenged a school district mandate of affirming transgender identities. Read more

In Oregon, educators propose alternative to gender identity policy—and face calls to be fired

Jul 1, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A public school teacher and an assistant principal are facing disciplinary action and possible firing, because of their alternative policy... Read more

Empty hallway in a public school.

School threatens suspension for student's 'Virginity Rocks' sweatshirt

Jan 16, 2020

School administrators in Wentzville, Missouri, threatened to suspend a seventh grade student if he returned to school wearing a sweatshirt... Read more

Not so neutral: Colorado's sex ed bill could marginalize Catholics

Jan 23, 2019

By Kevin J. Jones

A “comprehensive sex education” bill in the Colorado legislature would require public schools to adopt a curriculum that could stigmatize... Read more