Status: URGENT ACTION REQUIRED
Follow the instructions below to submit a formal complaint against MCPS policy for not allowing students to opt out out of lessons and instructional content that conflicts with their religious beliefs. Please take a few moments to print, fill out and *submit this form* to MCPS. It’s part of their official grievance process to voice an opinion on a policy or issue.
The text of your complaint can be as simple as:
“I as an (MCPS parent/advocate/community member/student/etc) am strongly opposed to MCPS’ recent decision to block parents and families from opting out children out of lessons and instructional content that conflicts with our religious beliefs.”
And remedy can be as simple as:
“To protect religious freedom and the rights of every child in your school system, I strongly urge MCPS to restore parents’ and families’ rights to opt out children out of books, lessons and instructional content that conflicts with sincerely held religious beliefs.”
Please check for your school Principal and copy.