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Leave My Child Alone

I have previously written about this here, but August and September are crucial months for organizing around opt-out issues:

“Buried deep within the No Child Left Behind Act is a provision that requires public high schools to hand over private student information to military recruiters. The purpose of this invasion of family privacy is to allow minor students to be recruited at home by telephone calls, mail and personal visits. If a school does not comply, it risks losing vital federal education funds. The only way to keep your children’s contact information from military recruiters, is to submit an ‘opt-out’ letter in writing to your school district’s superintendent.

…Working Assets convened the Leave My Child Alone! campaign in partnership with The Mainstreet Moms (The MMOB), and ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now).”