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The Florida Senate passed The Parental Rights in Education bill, also known as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill by the media on March 28, 2022. This Bill proposes that a school district may not “discourage or prohibit parental notification of and involvement in critical decisions affecting a student’s mental, emotional, or physical health or well-being,” nor “encourage classroom discussion about sexual orientation or gender identity in primary grade levels or in a manner that is not age-appropriate or developmentally appropriate for students.” The bill would allow parents to “bring an action against a school district to obtain a declaratory judgment that a school district procedure or practice violates this paragraph and seek injunctive relief.” Withholding information from parents is permissible only if “a reasonably prudent person would believe that such disclosure would result in abuse, abandonment, or neglect.” The bill originally included language that would require school principals to disclose a student’s sexual orientation to parents within six weeks except if the student is straight. This part of the bill was withdrawn an hour before the House meeting.