Parental Rights in Education

  1. You will identify a focus of inquiry from one specific policy area as negotiated and further refined between the student and the instructor. These are generally in the policy areas of healthcare, mental health, substance abuse, gerontology, safety net, child welfare, family advocacy, education, immigration, or criminal justice.
  2. You will identify a population of concern. Each student will locate some data related to these policies’ potential impact on people living in Miami-Dade County, such as the population primarily impacted and what information you can find to tell us about the people affected by these laws. Include a summary as well as the citation and location of the information.
  3. You will identify the primary and relevant laws and administrative policies that impact your area of inquiry. These include federal, state, and local resources. You will provide the citation and reference and summarize what information you have located and why it is relevant. This step will demonstrate that you know how to seek guidance and clarification from governmental laws, codes, and other external guidance forms.
  4. It would help if you looked at these policy areas from a global perspective. Identify empirical research articles, books, videos, and other forms of information addressing social welfare policies and issues concerning this policy area. Remember, we need to engage diversity and difference in practice and advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice – so think broadly. Provide a table, summarize your findings, and tell us why these resources are useful to you as a professional social worker.
  5. What is the potential impact of this legislation on human rights, social and/or economic justice for the client population?
  6. The paper should follow APA format and be between 8 and 10 pages.

Requirements: 8-10 pages

The focus of inquiry is – Don’t Say Gay Bill

CS/CS/HB 1557: Parental Rights in Education

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Education and Employment Committee ; Harding ; Grall ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Avila ; Bell ; Borrero ; Byrd ; Fernandez-Barquin ; Fetterhoff ; Fine ; Fischer ; Latvala ; Maggard ; McClain ; Plakon ; Roach ; Roth ; Sirois ; Snyder ; Truenow ; Yarborough

Parental Rights in Education; Requires district school boards to adopt procedures that comport with certain provisions of law for notifying student’s parent of specified information; requires such procedures to reinforce fundamental right of parents to make decisions regarding upbringing & control of their children; prohibits school district from adopting procedures or student support forms that prohibit school district personnel from notifying parent about specified information or that encourage student to withhold from parent such information; prohibits school district personnel from discouraging or prohibiting parental notification & involvement in critical decisions affecting student’s mental, emotional, or physical well-being; prohibits classroom discussion about sexual orientation or gender identity in certain grade levels; requires school districts to notify parents of healthcare services; authorizes parent to bring action against school district to obtain declaratory judgment; provides for additional award of injunctive relief, damages, & reasonable attorney fees & court costs to certain parents.

Answer preview

Teachers face criticism from parents and administrators for implementing the Gay themes (Flores, 2014). Parent’s objection is the most significant concern for teachers exploring inclusive multicultural education. Indeed the success of inclusive sexuality education depends on teachers’ positive cooperation with parents and caregivers. The Don’t Say Gay confirms the dedication to addressing parents’ concerns in objection to inclusive sexuality education. Third, enhancing child wellbeing in school is critical. Educators have a responsibility to address the needs of children at risk of behavioral, social, and cognitive impairments. Hence, it includes social and health services provisions by school social workers and others.

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Parental Rights in Education