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Monday, November 3, 2008

'Gay' Pledge Cards Given to Kindergartners

'Gay' Pledge Cards Given to Kindergartners from FoxNews.com

During a celebration of National Ally Week, Tara Miller, a teacher at the Faith Ringgold School of Arts and Science in Hayward, Calif., passed out cards produced by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network to her class of kindergartners.

The cards asked signers to be "an ally" and to pledge to "not use anti-LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) language or slurs; intervene, when I feel I can, in situations where others are using anti-LGBT language or harassing other students and actively support safer schools efforts."
And people wondered why we home schooled for so long.

Well at least...
The school has acknowledged that the exercise was not appropriate for kindergartners.
The district said the pledge cards were intended for middle school and high school students.
So much for good intentions. Does the typical Kindergartner even understand what the work "intervene" means, much less the sexual classifications on this card?

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