The U. S. Department of Education was slammed on Twitter for a post celebrating the start of "Pride Month," which prompted several respondents to criticize the department’s priorities and perceived ideological indoctrination of children.
"Everyone in the school community should feel valued for who they are & free to be their authentic self," the department posted on social media on Thursday. "Our message to LGBTQI+ students, teachers, and staff as we begin #PrideMonth: ED has got your back."
Conservatives on social media quickly questioned the priorities of the department as test scores and reading proficiency have plummeted across the country over the last few years.
"We have schools in America where not a single child is proficient in their grade level, yet taxpayer money is being spent on sexualizing our children," former "Bachelor" contestant Jillian Anderson responded.... (Read more)
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