Utah’s New Public School Complaint Department!

The last night of the session late in the night a bill squeezed through by one vote, and hackles were raised. S.B.257 Parent Review of Instructional Materials and Curriculum from Sen. Howard Stephenson sounds pretty innocuous.  It asks a parent review committee that already exists to look at complaints raised on materials and curriculum.  The bill also requires that the State Office of Education post on their website a report of the complaints they receive and the actions taken. What’s the big deal? First, the committee now tasked with reviewing complaints…