MVUSD denies request to become sanctuary district

The Murrieta Valley Unified School District board of trustees denied a request made by a group of community activists and parents to become a sanctuary district during its Nov. 14 meeting.The board voted unanimously to deny the request which brought out hundreds of parents, supporters and religious leaders – all who spoke during the public hearing in support of the issue.Should it have been approved by the district, the sanctuary school district status would have allowed for the protection of parental rights to make decisions for their children regarding sexual education, whether or not to vaccinate children and keeping students from leaving school for undisclosed doctor appointments without a parent’s knowledge, something that is protected under the California Healthy Youth Ac
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