A Minnesota Carter school is adopting a far-reaching inclusion policy after facing a lawsuit over its treatment of a kindergarten student who identifies as transgender. In an effort to end a 16-month legal battle, Nova Classical Academy agreed to a settlement with the child’s parents. The school agreed to make minor changes and revisions to its gender inclusion policy, which was implemented in May of 2016.
In a statement to CBN News Nova’s Spokesperson clarrified that “parents do maintain the right to review and opt-out of curriculum,” despite previous reports that this would not be allowed. Along with the policy change, the school will pay the child’s parents $120,000. In 2016 David and Hannah Edwards filed a complaint against the school, claiming it “failed to protect their child and other gender non-conforming and transgender students at Nova from persistent gender-based bullying and hostility.” READ MORE