A compromise defense bill revealed Wednesday will expand parental rights for military parents with children attending Department of Defense-operated schools.
Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-New York) introduced a parental bill of rights amendment, called the Servicemember Parents Bill of Rights, to the National Defense Authorization Act to require the Department of Defense Education Activity schools to inform and involve parents in their children’s education.
In 2022, Stefanik posted on X, “Servicemember parents have a right to know if radical gender ideology is being taught in their children’s schools. My Servicemember Parents’ Bill of Rights will provide transparency.”
The bill includes three provisions, including providing a list of rights for parents of children who attended Pentagon-run schools, requiring the school board to provide parents with the ability to address the board regarding curriculum and requiring DODEA schools to “follow a specific list of actions” that promote transparency.
“This Parents’ Bill of Rights for servicemembers will not only encourage parental involvement in their kid’s education, but it will also provide transparency so parents can see for themselves what…
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