So-called ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law confuses some Florida schools

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Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Some Florida schools have moved library books and debated changing textbooks in response to a law critics call “Don’t Say Gay.”

Educators are cautiously making changes as they wait to see how the new law governing lessons on gender and sexual orientation will be interpreted and enforced.

The law was championed by Florida’s GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis.

It bans lessons on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third grade.

It also forbids any lessons on those topics for students of any grade if they are not age-appropriate.

Some worry it will stifle classroom discussion and leave LGBTQ teachers and kids feeling ostracized.

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8/15/2022 9:09:54 AM (GMT -5:00)

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