Federal Law Protects Parents’ Right to Review Curriculum
Under a federal law called USC 20 1232(h), parents have a right to see ALL instructional materials, regardless of format or context. law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/20/1232h Send to the school your request by email with "REQUEST TO VIEW CURRICULUM PER USC 20 1232(h)" in the SUBJECT field. Include in the body of the email the following:
- Name of the curriculum
- How and when you may review it
- Include a reasonable deadline, such as on or before next Monday, September 25.
- “YYZ school is not authorized to teach my child anything on (the subject), I haven't been given access to, and
- "I hereby revoke all previous permissions and authorizations.”
- “You will be held liable for any harm that comes to my child, or my family as a result of your failure to comply with my lawful request."