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Georgia Mulls Parental Bill of Rights to Protect Families

Georgia lawmakers have signed off on a measure to give parents more insight into what their children are learning in school.

The state Senate voted 31-22 on Friday in favor of House Bill 1178, which would outline a Parents’ Bill of Rights. Proponents said the measure gives parents recourse if they object to the curriculum taught in public schools.

“Once signed into law by the governor, this bill will codify parental rights as fundamental in Georgia law and strengthen parents’ control over their children’s education,” Frontline Policy Action said in a Facebook post.

Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, is expected the sign the measure. Read more…

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