Parent’s Bill of Rights moves through legislature

Jun 23, 2023

The legislative session in Raleigh is approaching its end, but that doesn’t mean the work of lawmakers is slowing down.

Over four months after the State Senate passed the Parent’s Bill of Rights piece of legislation, the House has taken it up.

Renee Sekel was at the legislature back in February when the bill was first heard, and she was back in June when it was brought up again.

Sekel says about five years ago, she became an accidental advocate.

“I found out about an issue that was affecting our schools from one of our school board members, and I thought, well, ‘Hey, we need to fix that.’ And I very naively thought that would be quick and easy,” Sekel said.

Now she works for Red, Wine and Blue — a political organizing group aimed at suburban women.

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