Third Grade Teacher In Los Angeles Gives Lessons In Consent

The Washington Post-


In Liz Kleinrock’s third-grade classroom, don’t be surprised to hear children asking each other for permission to give hugs.

After all, giving hugs is an action that requires consent, according to a giant handwritten poster hanging in the room, aptly titled “All About Consent.”

Kleinrock, a 31-year-old teacher at Citizens of the World Charter School Silver Lake in Los Angeles, told The Washington Post that she has been teaching her young students about a topic that often still perplexes many adults: consent.

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