[Ed. – The whole worksheet is effed up. Classic “baffle-’em-with-BS” response from the school district.]
The assignment listed a series of quotes and required students to identify which party affiliation best represented each statement.
The first quote read, “We should not help the poor, it’s a waste of money.”
The mother, who asked only to be identified as “Heather” to protect her son’s privacy, said he chose option “E” for “Fascist” because he “didn’t know what else could be the answer.”
When the assignment was returned, the answer was marked as incorrect and the teacher wrote in option “D” for “Conservative/Republican” instead, his mother told FoxNews.com. …
The school district issued a press release late Monday saying students were “required to take a political spectrum quiz, which is not a quiz in the traditional sense with right or wrong answers; instead, the quiz asks survey questions. The answers to the questions place students on the political spectrum. While the survey is completed online, no personal information is entered, including name, login, and student number.”
The district also said the spectrum quiz would not be used again in the future.