Re: Boston Dad Arrested After Protesting School Use of Books Discussing Gay Households
Originally Posted by registerthis
Do the schools have the power to usurp parental control and present the child with morality-based views that are in contradiction to what they are being taught at home?
I'd say that they should
, though I don't know that they do. The public entrusts (and funds) its schooling system to help shape future members of its society into productive citizens, and racism/intolerance/bigotry is directly counterproductive to the health of our society as a whole.
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