Bold move by school district applauded

Social media response to The Acorn’s Aug. 1 front page article about gender diversity education starting this fall for elementary-age students in Oak Park came swift and hard.

“This is criminal. Schools need to stay out of sex, period,” says one reader.

“It’s not healthy to sexualize children,” writes another. “Kids can’t handle this at a young age.”

“Madness.” And, “We shouldn’t be teaching sexual fluidity.” The upset parents feel the controversial topic needs to be taught at home, not...

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