Sen. Sylvia Allen, head of the senate education committee, said she decided to run again to prevent children from being indoctrinated by liberals who want to push sex education, advocacy for a gay lifestyle and “social justice” classes in schools.

“They want to turn kids into social justice warriors” who demonstrate against racism and in favor of gay rights, Sen. Allen told the Payson Tea Party recently. “They look at everything through a racist lens.”

She said schools should focus on academics and leave topics like sex education, gender differences, homosexuality, politics and social justice to parents. Arizona should focus on getting its reading scores up while continuing to support and expand options for parents, like charter schools, home school and support for tuition at private and religious schools. […]