Smith, Kevin

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Running For:
School Board
Spring Cove School District
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Response Legend

  • SSupport
  • OOppose
  • UUndecided
  • Declined to Respond/Undecided, Position Unknown/Unclear
  • *Comment
  • Declined to respond, Position based on citation

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Providing state tax credits and education savings accounts to enable parents to choose what school their child attends. S* Parental rights to choose where they’d like to send their child should be their choice.
2. Reserving girls’ sports exclusively for biological females. S* Boys or men that identify or feel they are a women or are not a biologically women have on place in the opposite sexes sporting events.
3. Separating restrooms, locker rooms, and other privacy areas based on biological sex. S* If you have women parts you go in the women’s restroom. If you have mail parts you go in the men’s restroom.
4. Permitting students to discuss their Christian faith with others during non-class time on school premises. S* Yes under the First Amendment to the United States Constitution you are free to exercise our freedom of speech and religion.
5. Allowing school personnel to refer students to abortion providers. O* That is not their responsibility if they know anything they should contact the parents.
6. Requiring signed permission (opt-in) from a parent before a student may participate in sex education classes or presentations on gender identity theory. S* I support the opt in for the participation insect education classes. My opinion on gender identity theory does not need to be taught in schools.
7. Increasing transparency by requiring videos or documents shown to students [which are not part of pre-approved curriculum] be preserved for easy review by administrator and parents O* No videos or documents should be shown to any student until it is approved by the parents first.
8. Providing curricula that advocates critical race theory and its emphasis on defining people as oppressors or oppressed based on group identity or privileges. O* To advocate oppression or oppressed is wrong. Instead it should be taught that any student can accomplish anything they put their mind to .
9. Requiring teachers to use "she" to describe a biological male student who identifies as a female, even if the teacher offered a reasonable alternative. O* No feeling are only feeling that doesn’t make it true a biological male is a man.
10. Specifying in school policy that materials containing visual depictions of people engaging in sex acts or explicit written descriptions of people engaging in sex acts is not age-appropriate for the school’s curriculum and libraries. S* What is taught in age appropriate sex education classes would be appropriate. But materials containing those things have no place in the School curriculum or libraries.