Michigan Democratic Party deletes post questioning parents' role in schools

Summary by Ground News
The Michigan Democratic Party has taken down a Facebook post claiming that the purpose of public education is not to teach children what their parents see fit for them, but what society needs them to know. The original post drew much criticism from Michigan Republicans, including state Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey. The post had been shared about 2,500 times before it was taken down.
4 months ago·Detroit, United States

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Washington Examiner

Michigan Democratic Party deletes post critical of parental rights in education

The Democratic Party of Michigan retracted a Facebook post it published over the weekend that said public schools existed to teach children what "society" wants them to learn.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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The Daily Caller

Michigan Democrats Delete Post Seemingly Mocking Parents Who Want A Say In Public Education

The Michigan Democratic Party deleted a post that seemingly mocked parents for wanting a say in their child’s education.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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The Daily Wire

Michigan Democratic Party Trashes Parental Rights In Education, Then Deletes Post And Backtracks

The Michigan Democratic Party found itself in hot water this Sunday after its Facebook account posted a message bashing parents for wanting to have a say in their kids’ education, even asserting parents should send their kids to private school if they want to have a choice.That post must have sparked enough backlash to get a rare retraction from the Democrats because, on Monday, the Facebook account in question posted a message stating that pare…

4 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Political Wire

Michigan Democrats Questioned Parents’ Role In Schools

“The Michigan Democratic Party has deleted a weekend Facebook post that questioned the role parents have in deciding what is taught in public schools and drew criticism from conservative and school choice groups,” the Detroit News reports.The post suggested that parents who want more input on what their kids are learning “have the option to choose to send their kids to a hand-selected private school at their own expense.”

4 months ago·New York, United States
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The Blaze

Michigan Democratic Party deletes Facebook post that said 'The client of the public school is not the parent, but the entire community, the public'

The Michigan Democratic Party has deleted a post from its Facebook account that said parents who want control over what their child's school teaches should opt to pay for a private school."Not sure where this 'parents-should-control-what-is-taught-in-schools-because-they-are-our-kids' is originating...

4 months ago·United States
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RedState

Michigan Democrats Declare War on Public School Parents

Michigan Democrats tell public school parents what they really think of them having an opinion on education.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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