Parents’ Right to Know = Discrimination?

May 18, 2023

The New Jersey Attorney General is suing Hanover Township School District over a civil rights claim against their district policy that requires district staff to notify parents if their child comes out as LGBTQ. The Attorney General states this targets LGBTQ students. The policy, however, ensures that parents know what is happening with their children and focuses on more than just a student’s sexual orientation and gender identity. 

"The Hanover Township Board of Education believes that parents need to be fully informed of all material issues that could impact their children… The Board will vigorously defend this common-sense policy that protects parents' rights and ensure the safety of all school children." 

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