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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

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Education Articles

Why Christians should reject Critical Race Theory

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What is Critical Race Theory (CRT)? CRT is a lens through which people can choose to view the world, and it presents a society in which there are two categories…

Webinar: How to Lobby the Education Bureaucracy

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Date: Thursday, July 8 Time: 4:00 p.m. Eastern [3:00 p.m. Central; 2:00 p.m. Mountain; 1:00 p.m. Pacific) Webinar Description: Navigating and influencing the education bureaucracy can be very confusing and…

School Districts: The New Ground Zero

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Critical Race Theory. Project 1619. Girls and boys using the same bathrooms and locker rooms. Biological males competing as female athletes. Preferred pronouns. Sex education. Radical liberal elitists have been…

Critical Race Theory – Racism Under New Management

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Critical Race Theory (CRT) is the radical new ideology taking our culture – and schools – by storm. Wrapped up in pretty packaging, this dangerous worldview seeks to deconstruct America…

CWA Provides Live Testimony on Title IX

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This week the U.S. Department of Education held a virtual public hearing on Title IX and the Department’s role in addressing sex discrimination. Doreen Denny, CWA’s Vice President of Government...

Nance on Newsmax: Activist Political Indoctrination of Our Kids

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Penny Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America, joined Spicer & Co to discuss the activist political indoctrination permeating every aspect of children’s lives. Nance: “The very people who…

Rulemaking Is Your Chance to Make an Impact

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Use your voice to help Concerned Women for America hold the line against the Biden Administration’s aggressive, pro-abortion, anti-American agenda. Action items below. The Biden Administration is rapidly translating President…

CWA Signs Onto Memorandums

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Concerned Women for America (CWA) joined other conservative leaders in signing two memorandums that were distributed around the country. You can read the memorandums below. Memorandum #1  – Follow the…