Schools are facing backlash for what has been called an ‘over-the-top’ case of political correctness. Some primary schools are have removed the word ‘Easter’ from the traditional Easter hat parade, opting instead to call the events ‘Crazy Hat Days’ and ‘Happy Hat Parades’.

Schools are facing backlash for what is being called an ‘over-the-top’ case of political correctness. Some Primary Schools are now removing the word ‘Easter’ from the traditional Easter Hat Parade. Instead, the festivities are being given labels such as ‘Crazy Hat Days’ and ‘Happy Hat Parades’.

The change has been seen as an attempt to remove any religious or cultural association from holidays like Easter and Christmas. ┬áParents have called the name change “precious, excessive and confusing” for their children.