California Lawmakers Sacrifice Education for Politics with AB 1955

By Andrew Davenport
While California faces a significant decline in educational outcomes, student enrollment, and a fiscal crisis, progressives in the state legislature are more concerned with targeting parents than improving schools. Assembly Bill 1955, introduced by Assemblyman Chris Ward (D-San Diego), aims to ban parental notification policies passed by a growing number of California school districts over...

TAGS: AB 1955, conservative, LA Times, Liberal, Los Angeles, parental rights, Politics, Sacramento, teachers unions

AB 1955’s assault on parental rights and local school boards

By California Policy Center
Just when you think California legislators can’t thumb their noses at parents any harder, Assemblyman Christopher Ward (D-San Diego) introduced a bill this week that aims to strip control from local school boards. Ward’s AB 1955 — the Orwellian-named SAFETY Act — is an attempt to override the parental notification policies passed by a growing number of...

TAGS: education, parental rights, Take Action

Parents—The Ultimate Education Reform

By Lance Christensen
Grant Allen once lamented, “What a misfortune it is that we should thus be compelled to let our boys’ schooling interfere with their education!” These words, often attributed to Mark Twain, encapsulate a sentiment that education transcends the walls of a schoolhouse, echoing the belief that learning should not be confined to a classroom. Increasingly,...

TAGS: corey dangelis, education, mark twain, parental rights, Parents—The Ultimate Education Reform, school choice

CPC’s Parental Rights Rally

By California Policy Center
Parents and parent groups from across California joined together for CPC’s “A Line in the Sand — A Rally for Parental Rights” on September 26th. Nearly 400 people came out to Rancho Madera Community Park in Simi Valley the evening before the Republican Presidential Primary Debate to let the candidates know that parental rights is a...

TAGS: children, education, parental rights, Rally

CPC Launches Parental Rights Pledge Campaign

By California Policy Center
California Policy Center’s Parent Union has launched a Parental Rights Pledge campaign in response to the assault on the constitutional rights of parents and the authority of local school boards by California legislators, Gov. Gavin Newsom, Attorney General Rob Bonta, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond and the state’s teachers unions. The Parental Rights...

TAGS: California Policy Center, parent union, parental rights, Parental Rights Pledge