School’s ‘psycho-social checklist’ asks if first-graders have sexual identity issues

Kyle Olson

BATON ROUGE, La. – A Louisiana mother isn’t happy about a number of probing questions her school district asks about her child in a “Psycho-Social Checklist” sent home to parents last week.

“The following is a checklist of psycho-social stressors that may impact a student’s academic and social functioning,” the Central Community School System wrote to parents. “These factors should be considered when determining if a student is eligible for special education.”

The parent, whose child is a first-grader, took particular exception to the “sexual identity issues” question.

“This is for a first grader! First graders shouldn’t even know what this is!” wrote the mother, who requested anonymity, but posted the odd questionnaire on Facebook.

She then keenly exposed the roots of the checklist…


The article continues, with a photo of the checklist and mom’s response, at



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