Amid criticism from conservative groups, the Department of Education said that it will disband its National Parents and Families Engagement Council, according to a news release.
The Monday announcement comes only six months after the establishment of the council to mitigate growing backlash from parents against critical race theory and profane material in school curricula.
After a joint lawsuit from America First Legal, Parents Defending Education, and Fight for Schools and Families, the department “has decided to not move forward” with the council.
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