Your Turn, NH: Frank Edelblut — Parents and families are key to educational success
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ALL OF THE education research tells us that when parents and families are active participants in a student’s education, the attainment and outcomes are better.
So why are some New Hampshire legislators working so hard to exclude parents from the education decisions that affect their children?
When students are surveyed on non-academic topics, our law requires that educators get parental permission. Some of these non-academic surveys ask very personal questions, so it only makes sense that parents should be asked for permission before children are asked about sensitive and personal topics regarding themselves and their families.