Fact Sheets

Facts about CFSD Open Enrollment

Catalina Foothills School District

Open enrollment is a state law that allows students to attend schools outside of their resident school if the receiving school has the capacity to accept them. Read details here.
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CFSD Governing Board Goals & Achievements

CFSD Governing Board

Read about the CFSD Governing Board’s goals and achievements.
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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.
Read more: Understanding Christian Nationalism

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.
Read more: Facts About Vouchers

What does “parents’ rights” even mean?

Red Wine and Blue

Extremists are using the term “parents’ rights” to confuse us – the truth is they want to undermine public education and control how we all raise our kids. Mainstream parents don’t want to be told how to raise our children by a loud, vocal minority.
Read more: What does “parents’ rights” even mean?

Statements: Major medical associations against trans discrimination

GLAAD

The American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Medical Association, American Psychological Association, American Psychiatric Association, Endocrine Society and World Professional Association for Transgender Health all oppose anti-trans bills.
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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.
Read more: Religious Rights Attacks on School Boards: Facts & Talking Points

Book Bans: A Report

PEN America

PEN America tracks all book bans in libraries and classrooms across the U.S., updated for the 2022-2023 school year.
Read more: Book Bans: A Report

Guide: Handling Online Abuse

PEN America

PEN America is committed to fighting online abuse and making online spaces safer, more equitable, and more free
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