CarlsonCast March13--6am hour

The Shelton School District Superintendent is apologizing after a decision to remove the Pledge of Allegiance from a school assembly after a group of students organized a petition. (photo: KOMO News)

6am hour -- good news if you're early to bed and early to rise, Shelton HS Pledge of Allegiance controversy, the controversy comes back to identity politics, would you want to hear the pilot in the cockpit on your next flight say the following before takeoff...

GUEST: Shelton HS junior (11th grader) Maddy Spirlock shares the campus story about an assembly to honor Nisqually Tribe leader Billy Frank Jr. and the protest that other indigenous tribes students made about the assembly.

GUEST: Wilson HS history teacher (and dept. chair), Mike Jankanish, shares his opposition to HB 1314 in the Olympia Legislature that would require new ethnic studies curriculum for WA 7th-12th graders.

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