Lithonia Middle School in DeKalb County is being criticized by parents after a teacher quizzed a sixth grade class on different “gender identities.” The mother of one 12-year-old girl at the school, Octavia Parks, said her daughter informed her of the health class test when she recently arrived home from school.
The quiz, reports Fox5Atlanta WAGA-TV, shows students were reportedly asked to fill in the blanks for statements like: “A person who is attracted to men is,” “A person who is attracted to men and women is” and “A person who identifies as a woman is.”
Parks said she immediately signed a paper that would remove her daughter from the class.
“We’re talking about a sixth grader who still watches Nickelodeon. I’m not ready to explain what these words are nor what they mean,” Parks said, adding “Why are they teaching that in school? What does that have to do with life?”
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