“I just wanted to let you know that this morning when it was time to do the Pledge of Allegiance, (your son) went down on one knee. I knew where he had seen it but I did tell him that in the classroom we are learning what it means to be a good citizen we're learning about respecting the United States of America and our country symbols and showing loyalty and patriotism and that we stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. I know its (sic) a sensitive issue but I wanted to make you aware. Thanks”The mother, who chose not to be named in the story, told the station that Pasco County School District isn't taking diversity serious enough. "What [the text message] said to me was that him taking a knee was the exact opposite — [That] He was disrespectful of the country, he was being disrespectful of the flag … And we don't teach that."
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