Pittsburgh-area parents file suit to stop transgender lessons at elementary school

6/13/2022 2:23:00 AM

Pittsburgh-area parents file suit to stop transgender lessons at elementary school

@Topstories, Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh -area parents file suit to stop transgender lessons at elementary school

The suit argues that parents have a constitutional right to “control the education of their (children)” and “to direct the upbringing and education of children under their control.”

child to receive first-grade classroom instruction on gender dysphoria or transgender transitioning from their first-grade teacher.”The lawsuit also claims that the district violated its own polices by not listing gender dysphoria and transgender transitioning as part of the curriculum online and also alleges that parents were not given the opportunity to excuse their children from such instruction if it does not conform with how they would like to touch on such topics.

It also says that until recently the district had a policy of notifying parents and letting them opt out when topics that some might consider sensitive were taught in class. It says those topics have included the Holocaust, slavery, the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, sex education, Black Lives Matter, and Planned Parenthood.

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Pittsburgh parents upset public schools are teaching innocent children insidious gender neutral pronouns such as 'yinz'. Parents that pay taxes to those districts have a say in the curriculum. School choice is the answer. Allow parents to begin sending their kids were they want. Take that tax money out of that district and allow them to give it to another.

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“This lawsuit is not about politics..UPDATED 6:19 PM CT Jun.U.

It is not anti-transgender. It is not about censorship. Lebanon School District told Newsweek that the lawsuit was unfounded and said that the parents were mischaracterizing events"for sensational effect. It is not about banning books. 10, 2022 SHARE AUSTIN, Texas — Friday began with families decrying the investigation of parents who provide gender-affirming care for their transgender children and ended with a Travis County judge issuing a temporary restraining order to stop those same investigations, at least for a certain subset of parents who identify with an association. It is not about precluding appropriate DEI initiatives,” it reads. The lawsuit reportedly argued that Williams'"unique perspectives and views" on transgender issues did"not give her the right to impose those views on a captive audience of six- and seven-year-old children. “Rather, it is about Plaintiffs’ parental rights and each of their respective decisions not to want their six- or seven-year-old child to receive first-grade classroom instruction on gender dysphoria or transgender transitioning from their first-grade teacher. Kent Nishimura, MBR / TNS WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of U.

” The lawsuit also claims that the district violated its own polices by not listing gender dysphoria and transgender transitioning as part of the curriculum online and also alleges that parents were not given the opportunity to excuse their children from such instruction if it does not conform with how they would like to touch on such topics. The suit also accuses the teacher of informing students that her child wore an"Elsa dress" on Halloween and telling them that sometimes"parents are wrong" about gender. Friday morning, 62 speakers signed up to address the council. It also says that until recently the district had a policy of notifying parents and letting them opt out when topics that some might consider sensitive were taught in class. It says those topics have included the Holocaust, slavery, the Sept." Last year, multiple experts told Newsweek that the scientific evidence on sex and gender did not support a strictly binary view, with University of Manchester bioethics professor Simona Giordano saying that"we do not fully understand how sex develops, but it is clear that the Y and X do not mark the development of a person's sex, at least not on their own. 11 terrorist attacks, sex education, Black Lives Matter, and Planned Parenthood. Greg Abbott’s initial directive. The lawsuit alleges Williams encouraged children not to tell their parents about her instruction according to . Lebanon School District Communications Director Kristen James told Newsweek that the lawsuit included"allegations that are untrue or based on partial truths that mischaracterize events for sensational effect" and that the district"looks forward to the opportunity to set the record straight" in court. “Our plan saves lives while also protecting the constitutional rights of law-abiding Americans.

The lawsuit raises other unrelated topics, alleging Williams does not have students in her class participate in the Pledge of Allegiance, and claiming that her emphasis on racial justice is “strident.” READ MORE: . Lebanon School District is committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and welcoming school environment that recognizes and celebrates the diverse identities of all members of our school community, including students, their families, faculty, and staff," said James. The mere threat of an investigation, however, has parents appalled and upset.