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

Ethnic Studies Laws By State

Does your state require schools to teach ethnic studies? Lawmakers in many states have introduced legislation to mandate ethnic studies lessons in K-12 schools. Some states have required schools to… Read More

Sex Education Laws By State

State laws mandate what students may or may not learn as part of their sex education lessons. Find your state on this spreadsheet and learn more about what students must… Read More

Want to Run for School Board?

Are you thinking about running for school board? Want to know how to launch a successful campaign? Or, are you a school board member looking to make an impact in… Read More

Find a Parents Group Near You

PDE Action is honored to work alongside many local parent groups, state-based think tanks, and national nonprofit organizations. These groups play a vital role in the fight for transparency and… Read More

What Legislators Need to Know

Gender ideology. Action civics. Social emotional learning. Whether you’re a legislator or advocate, it can be challenging to keep up with the myriad issues (and jargon!) we face in American… Read More

How to Testify 101

State legislators have introduced hundreds of education-focused bills over the past three years. As a state resident, you have the right to share your thoughts and opinions on the bills… Read More

Your State Board of Education

Does your state elect or appoint members to your state board of education? How many members are there? Is your state board of education responsible for updating curriculum standards? Learn… 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

School Board Elections and Recalls

Active community members like you elect school board officials. Running for your local school board or voting in your school board elections is one of the most important things you… Read More

Who’s Who of Education Policy

This document introduces you to the roles that elected and un-elected officials play in education. While they may seem far removed from your local school, governors, elected by voters,… Read More