WATCH: Gov. Abbott discusses parental rights in education at San Antonio event

The event brought together parents, education leaders and elected officials

SAN ANTONIO – Gov. Greg Abbott visited San Antonio on Thursday to talk about parental rights in child education during a Parent Empowerment Night event.

The event began at 6 p.m., Thursday, at Saint Mary Magdalen School.

According to a news release, the event aimed to bring together parents, education leaders and elected officials to discuss the “pathway for expanded parental rights” in education in Texas.

Joining the governor at the event were San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller, Saint Mary Magdalen School Principal William Daly, Saint Mary Magdalen School Pastor Reverend William Combs and others.

You can watch the full discussion below:

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Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.