Many are outraged by the president's planned address to the nation's kids next week.» 'Excuse to brainwash'
Official Pre K-6 Menu of Classroom Activities:President Obama's Address to Students Across America September 8, 2009
The address scheduled for September 8, 2009, does not allow for healthy debate on the President's agenda, but rather obligates the youngest children in our public school system to agree with our President's initiatives or be ostracized by their teachers and classmates."
NBC spoke with Katie Gordon, a spokeswoman for the Florida Republican Party, who said the party's "beef" is with the accompanying lesson plans. The guide for pre-K through grade 6 suggests questions students think about during the speech, such as "What is the President trying to tell me? What is the President asking me to do?"