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Current Events, Parenting May 23rd, 2022

School board member to host ‘Queer Youth Open Mic Night’ for ‘all ages’ in her sex shop

A Washington state school board director will host an LGBTQ event for youth at the sex shop she owns.  “All queer youth (0 to 18 years old) are invited,” according to a Facebook invitation to the Bellingham, Washington event. “Free to attend for all ages.”  Jenn Mason, the school board member who also owns the sex…
Current Events, Parenting May 23rd, 2022

Virginia rep intends to sue to stop store from selling explicit books to minors

(The Center Square) – A Virginia lawmaker is heading to the courts to prevent Barnes & Noble from selling the controversial books “Gender Queer” and “Court of Mist and Fury” to minors and stop Virginia Beach City Public Schools from providing the book to minors without parental consent. Del. Tim Anderson, R-Virginia Beach, who is also…

Badger Institute poll shows broad support for welfare reform, parents involvement in schools, police

(The Center Square) – Voters in Wisconsin, by large margins, want to see more parents involved in their kids’ schools, more police officers on the streets, and more people getting back to work in the state. The Badger Institute on Tuesday released results from a poll conducted by the State Policy Network. The poll shows broad…
Parenting, Public Education May 6th, 2022

Elementary school teaches children as young as 4 to identify racist family members and more with controversial book

A public elementary school helped children as young as 4 identify “racist members of their family” and school them in “anti-racism.” A November letter from Janney Elementary School principal Danielle Singh states that children in pre-k through 3rd grade participated in an “Anti-Racism Fight Club.” The school is located in Washington, D.C. According to the letter,…
Parenting, Public Education May 5th, 2022

A majority of Americans seem to agree on what should not be taught to the youngest public school children

A recent poll reveals some common ground amid vast differences in how American parents view what’s appropriate when it comes to sex, race and gender education in the classroom. But some states have yet to address their concerns. The findings follow Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ signing of the “Parental Rights in Education Bill,” which says a…
Parenting, Public Education May 4th, 2022

One count dismissed for Virginia father arrested at school board meeting

(The Center Square) – An appeals court dismissed one conviction for the father of a Loudoun County Public School sexual assault victim after the father was arrested during an argument with school board members and a scuffle with police. The father attended the school board meeting to express his frustrations about how the school handled the…
Current Events, Parenting May 4th, 2022

Florida mom sues school for hiding daughter’s decision to transition, says ‘this is happening all over the nation’

A Florida mother is suing a school for keeping information about her daughter’s gender transition secret. January Littlejohn, the mother as well as a mental health professional, told Fox News that during the pandemic her 13-year-old daughter questioned her gender after several friends “transitioned” to the opposite sex. The school began supporting the girl but allegedly…

Should teachers treat your children as they would their own? Maybe not, but they will

President Biden recently said something both true and disturbing. He told Teachers of the Year winners what makes them excel: they treat their students like their own children when they’re in the classroom.  “They’re all our children,” the president said last Wednesday. “And the reason you’re the Teachers of the Year is because you recognize that.…
General Education, Parenting May 3rd, 2022

Sen. Kapenga presses state superintendent for CRT webinar for teachers

(The Center Square) – There are new questions for Wisconsin’s state superintendent of schools about critical race theory, politics and a webinar for teachers in the state. Sen. Chris Kapenga, R-Delafield, on Monday released an open letter to State Superintendent Jill Underly that asks her a series of questions about a February webinar featuring activist and…

‘Insanity,’ ‘dangerous’: New puberty guidebook for ages 9-13 promotes gender fluidity

The American Academy of Pediatrics published a new puberty guide last month that explicitly normalizes transgender notions – including that “girls” can have erections. “You-ology: A Puberty Guide for Every Body” is intended for 9-13 year olds. The book has drawn criticisms from many pro-family groups who describe the guide with words such as “insanity” and…