Mom Furious Over Outrageous Kindergarten
One mother, Cara Paiuk, decided to speak out over
a question on a kindergarten application. Paiuk was
filling out the application for her son's upcoming kindergarten
class at Aiken Elementary School in West Hartford. But
then she came across a question that seemed far too personal. The
"Type of birth: Vaginal__
Paiuk feel's it shouldn't be anyone else's
business. The question appeared in a section about
'birth history'. It wanted to know whether her her son was
delivered vaginally or via C-section. As Paiuk puts
it, "This is kindergarten, and they want to know about my
vagina...there’s no correlation between the two for me."
The school says the question has been there
for 30 years and that this is the first time somebody has
complained. Paiuk says the question may have been more
relevant 30 years ago when C-section were more rare, but its not
immediately indicative of birth trauma or developmental delay.
Paiuk feels the question is still there because people are just
blindly filling out the forms these days.
Is it time for these personal questions to be
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