Gender studies greet students’ return

Oak Park schools introduce elementary kids to idea of ‘fluidity’


‘OPUSD’s gender diversity lessons are not sex education.’ —Stew McGugan director of student support
Oak Park Unified School District will resume classes Aug. 6 with a new weapon against bullying.

This year, elementary school kids will be introduced to issues surrounding gender diversity and why some students who demonstrate boy-girl behavior not consistent with previous norms are often victims of bully attacks.

Critics have said the lessons are tantamount to sex education and that sch...

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