Support Parents’ Rights to be Involved in their Children’s Education: Help Pass SB 673!

Support Parents’ Rights to be Involved in their Children’s Education: Help Pass SB 673!

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Petition to
California State Senator Senator Mike Morrell

Why this petition matters

Support SB 673 – an amendment to AB 329 California Healthy Youth Act! Parents all over California are highly concerned with the lack of oversight and involvement they have in their child’s instruction on the new Comprehensive Sexual Health & HIV Prevention curriculum. There is currently no requirement that this curriculum be made available online for parents to review before it is taught in the classroom, and given the sensitive and explicit content, this is a barrier prohibiting parents from making informed choices about their children's education. SB 673 will bring greater transparency and choice to parents throughout the state, requiring school districts to make curriculum available online for review and changing the current system from automatic enrollment to an opt-in process.

SB 673 adds the following provisions to the California Healthy Youth Act: 

1. TRANSPARENCY - Requires school districts that adopt elementary-age comprehensive sexual health and HIV prevention education curriculum to make the materials available on their websites.

2. PARENTAL OVERSIGHT - Restores the rights of parents of elementary-age students (TK-6th grade) to protect their children from being exposed to any content under AB 329 including CSE and gender issues. Schools will not be permitted to present any of this instruction unless a parent gives permission by positive opt in. 

3. ACCOUNTABILITY REGARDING MEDICAL ACCURACY & AGE APPROPRIATENESS - SB 673 closes a minor loophole in the law and mandates that all instruction MUST be both medically accurate and age-appropriate. 

Click here to watch important video message from Informed  Parents co-founder Aileen Blachowski.

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