Tamra Varebrook’s 8th-grade daughter came home recently with an assignment on liberalism versus conservatism that shocked and angered her because of how it characterized one of the political ideologies.

“I looked at it, and reading the description of ‘conservatism’ being that we are the party that wants to restrict all personal freedoms struck me as pretty much incorrect,” she said.

Varebrook immediately called the school district in their town of Union Grove, Wisc., and they apologized, saying that the definition was completely wrong.

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