California Parents Are Authorities Over Child's Educational Curricula (2010)
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On October 1, 2009, Lee W. Olson filed a request with the Office of the California Attorney General for an official ballot title on an act that he was calling the "California Parental Protection Act of 2010."
The attorney general's office provided that title, so the measure was cleared for circulation with a circulation deadline of April 23, 2010.
Text of measure
Ballot title: Prohibits Public Schools from Establishing Educational Curriculum. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Official summary: Changes constitution to give parents or legal guardians the sole authority and responsibility to establish the educational curriculum of their child or ward. Prevents state and local governments and schools from establishing educational curriculum.
Estimated fiscal impact: Uncertain fiscal effect for local school districts and state governments depending upon how the measure is interpreted and implemented.
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- (a) This Act shall be known as the "California Parental Protection Act of
- (b) Notwithstanding any provision of the Constitution to the contrary, the parents or legal guardian shall have the sole authority and responsibility to establish the educational curriculum of their child or ward and this authority and responsibility shall not be usurped by any local, State, or higher level governmental entity.