This Kindergarten teacher sent a note home after inspecting the children’s lunches shaming the parents and demanding that they no longer include chocolate cake in the lunches.
A friend of the officially warned mother, Melinda Tankard Reist, who is also an author and advocate for women and girls, told her friend to “put in two slices tomorrow and tell them to get lost.”
I agree! Do you?
Unsurprisingly, (internet) chaos has ensued! While this happened in Australia, it goes on in the United States as well.
A few years ago, my niece came home claiming her 3rd Grade teacher had gone through their lunches and placed them in the lunch line in order of “nutritional value” found in the lunches. My sister showed up at the school the next day and that was the end of that!
Teachers and schools have ABSOLUTELY no business rifling through the lunches a parent sends. Schools have ABSOLUTELY no business telling children, their parents did not make a wise decision when they packed their lunches. HOW DARE THEY!!!!!!!
In the Biblical illustration of slaves and masters, the schools are public servants. That means they are NOT the masters. We have allowed them to encroach on Parental Sovereignty far too long.
Here in Texas, one principal actually took away the bike rack, told parents that they could not allow their child to ride or walk to school, and then used the local authorities to have law enforcement show up at a home. The parent’s offense? Walking her child to school in defiance of the principal’s overreach.
READ ABOUT IT~INSANE! Principal Holly Ray Says Parents Will be Arrested if they Walk Kids To or From School!
Schools are for teaching, not raising children. This overreach is seen a LOT! Parents need to be paying attention and when the school overreaches, they need to be showing up in masse at board meetings and principal’s offices reminding them of their place. Our schools are failing and part of the reason is that they are not focused on their true job.
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