What Candidates Need to Know

Parents’ voices matter. PDE Action met with a group of parental rights advocates and asked: What are your top concerns headed into 2024? Parents expressed concerns related to discipline, parental… Read More

Model Legislation Library

State legislatures have significant authority over the education system in their states, from setting a budget for public schools to requiring that districts create parental inclusion policies. PDE Action and… Read More

PDE Action’s Vision for America’s Schools

Parents are a child’s first and foremost caretakers. Unfortunately, activists across the country are pushing parental exclusion policies in school districts and state legislatures. PDE Action believes that parental involvement… Read More

Parental Rights and Transparency

Parents have the right to direct the education and moral upbringing of their children. This right is enshrined in many state constitutions and has been repeatedly upheld in Supreme Court… Read More

School Discipline

Every child is entitled to a safe and disruption-free learning environment. So, it is alarming that for several years activists have advocated for “school discipline reform.” School discipline reform is… Read More

Action Civics and Teacher-Led Political Activism

Teachers are paid by taxpayers to educate America’s children. Unfortunately, many teachers are bringing political activism and “action civics” into the classroom. Like “equity” or “social-emotional learning,” action civics sounds… Read More