Rep Demands Answers Over ‘Radical’ Experiment on 5th Graders
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Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) is demanding answers from school district officials over a “radical social experiment” on segregation that was conducted on elementary school students.
The lawmaker pressed the Northside Independent School District (NISD) for answers, for the second time, regarding a “racial social experiment on fifth-grade students without parental consent” at Leon Springs Elementary in San Antonio.
“As NISD’s Superintendent, you have an obligation to inform parents about what steps you are taking to ensure this will not happen again,” Roy wrote in a letter to NISD Superintendent Brian Woods.
The lawmaker also stressed that Texas law “prohibits educators from teaching students that ‘one race or sex is inherently superior to another race or sex,’ or that ‘individuals should be discriminated against or receive adverse treatment solely or partly because of the individual’s race.’”
According to NISD parents Brandi and Mike Lininger, the fifth-grade students were also shown graphic content — a documentary called 4 Little Girls, which shows images of dead black children from the 1963 Alabama church bombing perpetrated by the Ku Klux Klan.
“Our daughter, being one of the ones who had a very difficult time with this, was afraid to sleep in her own bed and had to sleep in bed with us,” Brandi Lininger said.
You can read Roy’s letter here: