NYC School ‘Inclusive Language’ Guide Encourages Students to Stop Saying ‘Mom,’ ‘Dad’

… to stop using the terms “mom,” “dad” and “parents,”

… a 12-page “inclusive language” guide

… “traditional family” is an outdated term

… teachers not address their students as “boys and girls,”

… “take gender out of text where it’s unnecessary” when reading books to children

… is better replaced by “Have a great break.”

… “promote politeness, dignity and respect.”

… “our vacations are denominated by the seasons and not the Christian holidays that fall within them.”