Understanding Christian Nationalism

Christians Against Christian Nationalism

Christian nationalists are currently targeting public schools, undermining both freedom of religion and democracy. They want to transform public schools into conservative Christian strongholds and rarely are transparent about their intentions. Instead, they rely on book bans, school board takeovers and prohibitions of teaching about racial and LGBTQ issues to accomplish their goals. Read more here.

Facts About Vouchers

National Coalition for Public Education

Private school vouchers undermine public schools. Open and nondiscriminatory in their acceptance of all students, American public schools are a unifying factor among diverse communities in our society. Vouchers undermine this vital function, however, by diverting desperately needed public resources away from the public school system to fund the education of a few students at private schools—without offering any actual reforms. The government would better serve our children by using these funds to make the public schools stronger.

Religious Rights Attacks on School Boards: Facts & Talking Points

Secular AZ

Attacks on school boards are a coordinated, national “astroturf” operation, orchestrated through a web of deep-pocketed donors and strategists via the religious right. Their manufactured outrage erodes trust for public schools and clears the way for school privatization. Read on for facts and talking points.

Students: Know your rights

ACLU

The Supreme Court ruled in 1969 that students do not “shed their
constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the
schoolhouse gate.” This is true for other fundamental rights, as well. Click here to learn more. https://www.acluaz.org/sites/default/files/2023-08-04_kyr-students-rights.pdf