Rep. Glenn talks about her HB 4640, which adds “threatened harm” to the definition of “neglect” in Michigan’s Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Act. The change means anticipated or threatened harm to a child could be taken into account by courts. The legislation has been approved by the House and is pending in the Michigan Senate.
Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, noted that Michigan students are returning to K-12 schools with strong support approved by the state Legislature – including additional resources for mental health, building safety and teacher recruitment.
Rep. Annette Glenn today said that Michigan Department of Education training videos suggesting educators should hide information about students’ gender identity from their parents reaffirms the need to protect the rights of parents in public schools.