Three areas in K-12 education that need more transparency

In Politics by Michael Rae

Parents’ rights groups continue to raise concerns about K-12 public schools not being forthcoming with what their children are learning in classrooms, an issue state policymakers across the country addressed with curriculum transparency bills during 2022 legislative sessions.  But beyond what’s being taught in classrooms, there are other areas in K-12 education that need more reporting. 

Taxpayers and the tens of millions of families who rely on public schools to educate their children should expect transparency and accountability in all aspects of education operations. But public schools still have a lot of work to do to provide stakeholders with better data—particularly when it