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Concerned Women for America through its Board of Trustees has established Education as one of its seven core issues on which we focus our efforts. Below, please find a few very basic verses that describe the Biblical support we find for our focus on this issue, as taken from our Core Issues: Biblical Foundations document. We also include our concerns on this issue, followed by the goals set forth to reverse the devastating trends in our society, as taken from our Concerns and Goals document.

Education


Parents exercise authority over children and are to teach them right from wrong.
  • “Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it.” (Proverbs 22:6)
Children are instructed to look to their parents for guidance.
  • “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. ‘Honor your father and mother,’ which is the first commandment with promise.” (Ephesians 6:1-2)
Parents are told to train their children and instruct them in the faith.
  • “And you, fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, but bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord.” (Ephesians 6:4)
  • “And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up. You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes. You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.” (Deuteronomy 6:6-9)
  • “For He established a testimony in Jacob, And appointed a law in Israel, Which He commanded our fathers, That they should make them known to their children; That the generation to come might know them, The children who would be born, That they may arise and declare them to their children, That they may set their hope in God, And not forget the works of God, But keep His commandments.” (Psalm 78:5-7)
Concerns and Goals

Concerns
We are concerned about:
  1. The declining quality of education, the deterioration of parental rights and authority, the increasing emphasis on Godless philosophies, and, in particular, the unbalanced presentation of America’s founding, of evolution and of sex education.
  2. Children who must attend failing schools or schools that denigrate their beliefs and values.
  3. Privacy, safety, and opportunity of students in schools and sports based on biological sex.
Goals
We are working to see:
  1. The quality of education restored to a level of excellence in academic achievement without governmental mandates that are detrimental to parental rights.
  2. School choice options available to parents that will benefit all children.
  3. Upholding of Title IX on the basis of binary, biological sex preventing gender identity to overrule sex.
Resources

Click here to view CWA’s downloadable brochures, push cards, white papers, and reports.

Education Articles

Nance: 2022 is the Year of the Parent

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Concerned Women for America’s CEO and President, Penny Nance, joined The Victory Channel to discuss the recall of three San Francisco school board members and the upcoming battle to save…

Shining a Light on Education

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I believe it was Voltaire who said, “Common sense is not so common.” Such is the case for the educational bureaucracy suffocating our children’s future with their sociological experiments in…

Concerned Women Applaud Virginia AG Miyares for his Public Universities COVID-19 Vaccines Opinion

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Attorney General Jason Miyares issued a legal opinion today that Virginia colleges cannot require their students to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as a general condition of students’ enrollment or in-person…

Nance Discusses Justice Breyer’s retirement and Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona with EWTN

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Concerned Women for America’s CEO and President, Penny Nance joined EWTN to discuss Justice Breyer’s retirement and Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona. Listen to the full interview below to hear…

Nance calls on the Secretary of Education to resign.

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Penny Nance, Concerned Women for America’s CEO and President, joined conservative leaders calling on U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona to resign, citing revelations from a Freedom of Information Act…

Nance in Townhall: The One Area Where Youngkin Should Follow Former Govs. McAuliffe and Northam’s Lead

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Parents’ rights in education won Glenn Youngkin (Republican) the 2021 Virginia gubernatorial election. Now, in order to live up to the promises of his campaign and turn the tide of…

CWA Stands with Religious School and Parents

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Today, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Carson v. Makin. The case involves a Maine tuition assistance program that discriminates against religious institutions. As Concerned Women for…

Nance in Fox News: Hey Joe Biden and Democrats, leave our kids and childcare alone

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In recent years, the American system of self-governance has shifted to an all-powerful watchdog that seeks to control every aspect of its people’s lives. But it may have just taken…