ICYMI: Hawley Op-Ed: Parents' Bill of Rights is needed to combat Left's indoctrination of students

On Monday, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) published an op-ed on Fox News on his new Parents' Bill of Rights:

As just about every parent with school-aged kids knows, the Left is trying to shut parents out of education.  

Joe Biden’s Justice Department has tried to turn the FBI into a monitor of school board meetings, with one DOJ official going so far as to draw up lists of federal crimes for which parents could be prosecuted. Failed Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe spoke the

Hawley Introduces Parents’ Bill of Rights to Defend Parents’ Role in Education

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley introduced the Parents’ Bill of Rights Act to defend parents’ fundamental rights against efforts to shut them out of their children’s education. Senator Hawley’s bill would empower parents to sue federally-funded schools that do not protect certain basic rights, such as the right to know what their child is being taught and the right to know what outside groups are receiving school contracts.

Senator Hawley said, “America has long recognized the right of parents...

Hawley to Protect Parents' Role in Education With New Parents Bill of Rights

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced he will introduce a new Parents Bill of Rights to turn back efforts to shut parents out of their children's education. Senator Hawley's bill will protect the right of parents to know what their children are being taught, who is teaching them, and which organizations are receiving school contracts.


Hawley Slams Biden DOJ for FBI Order to Investigate Opposition to CRT at Local School Boards

Today, during Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) grilled Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco over the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) recent memo instructing the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to more closely monitor local school board meetings. Senator Hawley said the administration is attempting to chill the speech of parents concerned about their children and making unprecedented use of the FBI.

Senator Hawley said, “All I can say is this is truly...

Op-Ed: Public schools must shape kids who love America and our founding

Parents know something is wrong. It’s why they are showing up in droves at school-board meetings across the nation. They are sending a message. They don’t want their children taught that the true founding of America came in 1619, or that America is a systemically racist place, or that most Americans are ­oppressors. They don’t want their children taught lies. And they are right. 

Sen. Hawley Introduces Bill to Promote Patriotism, Love for Country, and Push Back on Critical Race Theory in Schools

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) will introduce the Love America Act, new legislation to promote patriotism in education and fight back against the spread of anti-American, critical race theory classes in K-12 education. Senator Hawley’s bill would require all schools and school districts that receive federal funding to ensure students are able to read and recite America’s founding documents and bar federal funding from schools that teach those documents are the products of white supremacy or...

Hawley, Colleagues Introduce Legislation Defending Universities from the Chinese Communist Party’s Influence

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) joined Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), and Rick Scott (R-Fla.) in introducing the Transparency for Confucius Institutes Act. The Transparency for Confucius Institutes Act amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require program participation agreements between the CCP agency which administers educational programs, known as the Hanban, and American institutions to...

Hawley Calls to Restrict Federal Funds from Schools Refusing to Reopen

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced an amendment to Congress’s proposed budget resolution that would restrict federal relief funds from schools that are refusing to reopen. Recent studies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found schools operating in-person have seen negligible spread of the coronavirus yet many schools across the country refuse to reopen, to detriment of parents and children.

New Hawley Bill Will Aid Working Families Struggling With School Disruption

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) will introduce the Helping Parents During COVID Act of 2020 to provide immediate financial relief for working families whose children’s education has been disrupted by the pandemic. Senator Hawley’s bill would provide these working families $1,200 in direct cash assistance per month every month through June 2021 to help cover lost work shifts or wages. This bill will also create a fully-refundable tax credit of $800 per child to reimburse parents for the costs of...