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Teacher Resigns After Reading His 3rd Grade Students A Gay Fairy Tale

Elementary school teacher Omar Currie was supported by his colleagues after reading a gay-themed fairy tale to his class, but has resigned because of parent protests. (Harry Lynch / TNS)

Elementary school teacher Omar Currie was supported by his colleagues after reading a gay-themed fairy tale to his class, but has resigned because of parent protests. (Harry Lynch / TNS)

If parents keep up this behavior there won’t be any caring teachers left..

Omar Currie read his students a gay book called “King & King” that caused a bunch of parental outrage.

LA Times Reports:

North Carolina elementary school teacher has resigned after his decision to read a gay-themed children’s book to his third-grade class led to controversy in the small town of Efland.

Parents and guardians of the children protested. A community hearing was attended by 200 people. One grandmother told the News & Observer, “This is nothing more than bringing homosexuality into a school where it does not belong.”

Although his decision to teach the story was upheld by a review committee, the school’s principal later ordered teachers to inform parents in advance about books they read to their students. Currie told the Herald-Sun that the new policy was “unrealistic.” “[G]reat teachers pull text because it’s right for the moment,” he said.

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