Thu. Feb 29th, 2024

    South Florida School Demands Parent Consent for Black History Month Events

    The Daily Beast/Miami Dade Public Schools

    Black History Month has now become an educational target in Florida schools.

    In the wake of the state’s strenuous laws on education, parents in one school system are now required to give their consent in order for their children to learn about the month-long celebration, which has been federally recognized since 1976.

    According to Miami ABC affiliate WPLG, parents of students at IPrep Academy were asked to sign permission slips in order for their children to participate in Black History Month “class and school wide presentations showcasing the achievements and recognizing the rich and diverse traditions, histories, and innumerable contributions of the Black communities.”

    Read more at The Daily Beast.


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