75. What role should parents play in shaping K12 education?

What I Want to Know with Kevin P. Chavous

Nov 9 2022 • 21 mins

According to a study from the American Federation for Children, 78% of parents believe that they should have influence over what is taught in K12 classrooms, while 71% wish they had a more significant role in creating the curricula. How can school boards, teachers and parents navigate the increasing polarization of K12 education? What role should parents have in school curricula? How can parents and educators work together to provide quality education for all students, regardless of background?

In this episode, Kevin discusses parent involvement in education with senior policy fellow at American Enterprise Institute, Robert Pondiscio.