About a dozen parents, mostly of middle school students, have complained to school officials about a survey that went out to their children’s email addresses including questions asking them to state their sexual orientation and gender preference.

Some of the parents said the survey should have gone out to them instead of their children, whom they felt were too young to be presented with such questions. They also issued concerns about privacy.

School Superintendent James Jette defended the Milton Public Schools Quality Review Survey by saying it is being done by an outside consultant, Cambridge Education, as an important diagnostic tool for the district that is part of an equity audit currently underway.

Read the rest of this story in the March 25 edition of the Milton Times.  Subscriptions, online or print, available here. 

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