Today, Vermont's Education Commissioner Armando Vilaseca issued a statement in advance of Tuesday's planned speech by Pres. Barack Obama to the nation's schoolchildren.
The department has received calls from parents complaining about the planned speech, said Jill Remick, a department spokeswoman.
Nationally, some parents and conservative talk show hosts have complained that Obama's speech is designed as some form of Communist indoctrination.
"We have gotten about a dozen calls, which is actually a lot for a specific topic like this, especially one that we don’t actually control," said Remick. "We don’t know of any districts in Vermont who will not air it."
Here is Vilaseca's letter: