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Byron "Tanner" Cross

Teacher who criticized ‘preferred pronoun’ policy reaches settlement with Virginia school board

Nov 16, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A Virginia teacher who was disciplined for objecting to a proposed policy requiring transgender-affirming pronouns has agreed to a settlement... Read more

Byron "Tanner" Cross, teacher with the Loudoun County School District

Virginia Supreme Court reinstates teacher who objected to transgender pronoun mandate

Aug 31, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Virginia’s Supreme Court has sided with a teacher after he challenged a school district mandate of affirming transgender identities. Read more

In Oregon, educators propose alternative to gender identity policy—and face calls to be fired

Jul 1, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A public school teacher and an assistant principal are facing disciplinary action and possible firing, because of their alternative policy... Read more

Empty hallway in a public school.

School threatens suspension for student's 'Virginity Rocks' sweatshirt

Jan 16, 2020

School administrators in Wentzville, Missouri, threatened to suspend a seventh grade student if he returned to school wearing a sweatshirt... Read more

Not so neutral: Colorado's sex ed bill could marginalize Catholics

Jan 23, 2019

By Kevin J. Jones

A “comprehensive sex education” bill in the Colorado legislature would require public schools to adopt a curriculum that could stigmatize... Read more