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Minnesota Teachers Union Expels School Counselor Who Blew Whistle On Transgender Policies: Report

Posted on AllSides May 15th, 2024
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A Minnesota teachers union has reportedly expelled one of its members, a school counselor who blew the whistle on the school district’s transgender policies.

Elementary student counselor Christina Barton received a letter from her union, the Rochester Education Association informing her that she was being kicked out, according to local newspaper the Post Bulletin.

The union accused Barton of violating the National Education Association’s “code of ethics,” saying she “mischaracterized Rochester Public Schools policies and practices regarding LGBTQ+ students, spoke negatively of fellow union members, and spread misinformation about transgender youth.”

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