According to State Officials, school district authorities say both parents (and some educators) are keeping kids home, and staying home themselves over Coronavirus fears, making it hard to keep schools functioning.
This bill no doubt comes as a pushback to more and more attempts by the state to withhold information about students from their parents. Reps Klippert and Boehnke are among the 15 GOP leaders supporting this bill.
HB 2184 is generating controversy because the mandated programs would include K through 5. Current state requirements start at 5th grade, for HIV/AIDS information-prevention. Would parents be able to opt out of mandatory classes?