Parents have noticed a steep rise in the frequency and intrusive nature of surveys given to their children at school. Schools are increasingly sacrificing time spent on academic subjects to accommodate the time required to administer student surveys. The justification by school officials usually includes something about “diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, antiracism, social emotional learning and/or school climate.”

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Surveys in Schools 101

Parents have noticed a steep rise in the frequency and intrusive nature of surveys given to their children at school. Schools are increasingly sacrificing time spent on academic subjects to…

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List of Surveys in Schools

Below you’ll find a list of federal and state sponsored surveys that are offered to school districts, requirement varies depending on the state. The timing of when these surveys are…

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Opting Out

What does it mean to opt out? Do parents have a right to opt children out of aspects of school? What is the process to opt out? What are my…

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PDE Live: Surveys & Opting Out

This livestream focuses on the incredibly invasive surveys given to students in school. What these surveys ask your child may shock you. Parents Defending Education Director of Community Engagement, Mailyn…

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Panorama Education Inc.

What is Panorama Education Inc.? In an article in February 2013, Yale student Aaron Feuer described his decision to create Panorama Education. The article described the organization…

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