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

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

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

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

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