Parents complain lesson on racism was too upsetting

01/23/2008 | Times-News, The (Twin Falls, Idaho)

A Martin Luther King Jr. Day lesson about racism and segregation angered some Idaho parents, who said the exercise was too upsetting to their children. Fifth-graders were assigned to a yellow or green group and told not to talk to or use the same bathroom as anyone in the other group. One teacher said he has included the lesson in his class for 16 years with no complaints.

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