The option is on the upcoming year’s intake forms.
- Parents in a Utah school system are given the option to select whether their elementary-aged children are transgender or non-binary when registering them for school.
- Nebo School District in Spanish Fork, Utah, is using the online platform Infinite Canvas to register their children for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year.
- The intake forms allow the option of more than just male/female for the gender of students coming into the school, including genders associated with the LGBTQ community.
- The registration form was brought into the public eye by the Stop Critical Race Theory Facebook group.
- The Executive Director of Californians for Equal Rights Foundation Wenyuan Wu was made aware of it the change in school forms.
UTAH EDUCATION LAWS GOVERNING THE ISSUE. :
- Republican Utah Governor Spencer Cox signed the “Utah Compact On Racial Equity, Diversity And Inclusion” into law in 2021.
- The law calls for “bold anti-racist actions and policies right now” to end racism, involving his state in Diversity Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) practices, something commonly associated with Critical Race Theory.
- A recent report by The Heritage Foundation called Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion an “Inclusion Delusion,” saying that its presence at universities creates a more hostile environment.
- The practices embraces a large variety of genders, races, and ideologies, typically at the expense of traditional “oppressive” races, offering advantages to minority groups and acceptance to the LGBTQ progressive community.