(STLMoms) – A Florida kindergartener says her teacher told her she was not allowed to pray for her lunch. Now her parents want answers.
According to Yahoo! News the 5-year-old told her parents that a “lunch teacher” at Carillon Elementary School stopped her when she bowed her head to pray.
He father posted a video of her daughter’s account to YouTube and then contacted the school.
The school says they investigated the incident and was given a different account of what happened.
In a state to WKMG, Michael Lawrence, the communications officer for Seminole County Schools who said, “The situation as stated by the parent has not occurred according to the school’s investigation…We’re dealing with very young children here so there’s quite a bit of an opportunity for miscommunication to occur. The timing and the issues were very odd considering that the first thing that happened was that a video was done, it was on YouTube.”
The Orlando Sentinel also reports that Marcos is “vice president of sales at Charisma House, a Lake Mary-based Christian book publisher. The company is currently promoting the book ‘God Less America: Real Stories from the Front Lines of the Attack on Traditional Values,’ by Fox News host Todd Starnes. Starnes reported on the lunch prayer controversy for Fox News Radio.”