Preschool uses LGBT flashcards depicting a pregnant man to teach colors
From Johnny@21:1/5 to All on Sun May 29 09:40:02 2022
By Michael Lee
Published May 29, 2022
A North Carolina preschool used flash cards featuring LGBTQ themes to
teach kids colors, including one card depicting a pregnant man.
"Schools should only be using age-appropriate materials, and these
flashcards clearly do not meet that standard for a pre-school
classroom," Republican State Rep. Erin Paré said in a statement after
being alerted to the cards by a constituent, according to North
Carolina Speaker of the House Tim Moore.
Paré said a concerned constituent emailed her about the cards that were
being used to teach preschoolers colors at Ballentine Elementary School
in Wake County, NC. Paré then contacted the principal of the elementary
school in an attempt to verify the use of the cards in class, with the principal taking "swift action" to investigate the constituents claims.
The principal was able to locate the cards in the preschool classroom
and verify with the teacher that they had been used to teach colors,
which the principal said was approved curriculum at the school. The
principal took possession of the cards and alerted the district
superintendent and human resources about the incident, which she said
she was unaware of until being alerted to the situation by Paré.
"I hope schools across Wake County and the State of North Carolina will
follow the example of Ballentine and respond swiftly when a parent
expresses concern and ensure that materials like this are not being
used to teach young students," Paré said.