Education’s Culture Wars are only Really About Some Parents’ Rights

The misused phrase really refers to a small group of white, conservative, suburban and Christian parents by Selena Carrion A mother of four in Florida recently questioned the repeated defense of “parent rights” that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis cited before signing his controversial “Parental Rights in Education” bill, known as the “Don’t Say Gay bill,”  at the end of March. “ ‘Parental rights’? Whose parental rights? Only parental rights if you’re raising a child according to DeSantis?” asked the parent, voicing a sentiment shared by many families nationwide, with bills like Florida’s and policies like Virginia’s “divisive practices” tip line leaving them […]
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