“Is this America?” the father of school-aged children asked as
he was forcefully removed from a was forcefully removed from a
Baltimore County School District meeting during the
question-and-answer portion of the forum.
The parent, Robert Small, concerned about the school district’s
plan to use Common Core standards in its curriculum, dared to
verbally question school board officials after being told they
would only take written questions from the parents, the Baltimore
Sun reported this week
“However, Small began speaking out against the district’s use of
Common Core, prompting a security guard, who was also a police
officer, to approach him and order him to leave,” the Sun reported.
“’Let’s go!’ he said sternly.”
“When Small didn’t immediately comply, the officer began pulling
his arm and pushing him towards the exit. Some audience members
gasped at the cop’s use of force.
“’Don’t stand for this,’ the father said as he was dragged out.
‘You are sitting here like cattle! Is this America?’”
Elected officials everywhere do this
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