Houston’s ABC affiliate reports:
Some Conroe ISD trustees want to crack down on displays of racial inclusivity and pride, saying they represent, “symbols of personal ideologies.” One trustee says a child was traumatized by a poster showing different colored children holding hands and had to switch classrooms. Citing “a number of parents reaching out to her about supposed displays of personal ideologies in classrooms,” Melissa Dungan asked her fellow board members to crackdown on them.
When pressed to share one of those examples, Dungan referred to a first grade student whose parent claimed they were so upset by a poster showing hands of people of different races, that they transferred classrooms. “Just so I understand, you are seriously suggesting that you find objectionable, a poster indicating that all are included,” Stacey Chase, another trustee, said. Another trustee even asked if the poster was illegal and went on to claim previous displays of pride flags were.
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A trustee says a child was traumatized by a poster showing different colored children holding hands and had to switch classrooms. Now, she’s arguing to remove displays of racial inclusivity and pride. https://t.co/scyrw05x2q
— ABC13 Houston (@abc13houston) August 10, 2023
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