Parents of seventh and eighth graders at Monroe Middle School in Tampa, Florida, were furious Monday after a teacher asked their kids to mark down their gender, sexuality, disabilities, religion and other details – in a Spanish class.
Spanish teacher Yoselis Ramos handed out an English-language form titled ‘How Privileged Are You?’ that asked children as young as 12 to describe themselves and their identities, WTSP reported.
One section asked children to declare whether they were ‘abled,’ ‘mentally disabled’ or ‘physically disabled’ – another, on gender, asked them whether they were ‘genderqueer.’
Several parents complained to the school’s principal, Peter Megara, who launched an investigation that is now being handled by the district. Ramos has been taken out of the classroom while they look at the issue. Read More