Florida school district’s pro-BLM cartoon draws the ire of some parents

A pro-Black Lives Matter cartoon made available to students at a Florida school district outraged some parents, who claimed the district was trying to indoctrinate students with a left-wing agenda.

The controversial “Black Lives Matter Protests” cartoon has since been pulled by the Sarasota County district.

It was viewable through the district’s “BrainPOP” site.  BrainPOP, a third-party vendor,  creates instructional videos for a variety of subjects, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reported.

In the video, a character explains the history of Black Lives Matter and encourages students to join protests for police reform. The character commends the protests for influencing the Minneapolis City Council to reform its police department.

Before a contentious meeting Tuesday night, School Board Member Bridget Ziegler wrote on Facebook that parents had made her aware of the video and that she had asked Superintendent Brennan Asplen to look into the matter.

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NEET 2020 draws mixed reaction from students; 85 to 90% candidates appeared, says education minister



a group of people standing next to a woman: NEET 2020 draws mixed reaction from students; 85 to 90% candidates appeared, says education minister


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NEET 2020 draws mixed reaction from students; 85 to 90% candidates appeared, says education minister

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test  began on Sunday amid strict precautions in view of the COVID-19 pandemic at over 3,800 centres across the country, with students queuing up as per their designated time slots and adhering to social distancing norms, reports said.

The medical entrance exam began at 2 pm, but entry to centres began at 11 am. Students were allotted different time slots for entry to ensure staggered movement and social distancing.

Over 15 lakh candidates registered for NEET, which was earlier postponed twice due to the pandemic.

Union minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Twitter assured candidates that arrangements  for their safety were in place.

“I wish luck to candidates appearing for NEET today. I am confident that students will appear for the exam with confidence and follow all guidelines.

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