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Tampa teacher suspended for quizzing middle-schoolers on race, gender identity

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A Tampa, Florida, middle school teacher has been suspended after parents complained that she polled students on personal information including their sexual orientation, gender identity and religion. School officials say 23-year-old Yoselis Ramos didn’t collect the quiz given to seventh and eighth-grade Spanish students at Monroe Middle School. The April 4 assignment was tied to a lesson on inequality and was apparently designed to show students how much privilege they have. Hillsborough County School District spokeswoman Tanya Arja told local…

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