Parents go incognito in talk about transgender lesson for kindergartners

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
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Jody Brown (OneNewsNow.com)

children in schoolTwo parents in a northern California community spoke with Fox News about how their children were upset by a transgender lesson in their kindergarten class.

Last week, OneNewsnow reported about a school board meeting on August 24 where parents voiced their concerns about the incident at Rocklin Charter School Academy, which occurred before students left for the summer break. Fox News' Martha MacCallum recently interviewed two parents of children who were in that classroom during the incident.

For the interview, the moms asked that their identities remain anonymous "in fear of retribution by folks in the community who disagree with them." Watch the Fox News video below.


Brad Dacus of the Pacific Justice Institute says the unidentified teacher clearly crossed a line when she moved ahead with the lesson without notifying parents.

Dacus, Brad (PJI)"There was absolutely no attempt to even allow parents to opt their children out of this," he tells OneNewsNow. "... The school district's position is that parents have no right to opt their little kindergarten child out of this kind of very controversial and potentially mentally and emotionally confusing and destructive presentation."

Dacus disagrees with the school's principal, who assured parents in a letter that the books used in the lesson are age-appropriate. "We cannot allow extreme elements and extreme agendas to invade common sense and basic responsible actions by those in public education," he adds.

The district believes the teacher did nothing wrong – however, it has changed its policy and teachers will now need to ask for parental permission in such situations.


8/30/2017 - Comments from Brad Dacus added.

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