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Why One Lawyer Worries California’s Student-Gender Policies Create a Dangerous Environment of Secrecy

Posted on AllSides September 15th, 2023
From The Right
LGBTQ Issues, California, Public Schools
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‘You need a policy where children aren’t told to keep secrets from their parents or other caregivers,’ he says.

Since late July, six California school districts have adopted a transparency policy that has state officials wigging out.

On its face, the parent-notification push at the local level would seem unnecessary, embedded as it is in state and federal law and ancient practice that parents are the primary authority in the lives of their children. That acknowledged, the six school districts have said teachers must notify parents before guiding their children through...

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