Thursday, June 18, 2015

Waterloo public school board dismisses parents’ concerns over Wynne sex-ed

WATERLOO, Ontario, June 18, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- After hearing eight delegations opposing the Liberal government’s sex-ed curriculum at a packed board meeting June 15, Waterloo Region District School Board trustees voted to invite Education Minister Liz Sandals to a question-and-answer session in the fall.

But trustees opposed a motion to hold information sessions for parents on the sex-ed agenda by a vote of 7 to 3, fearing that would send a signal to parents that the board could change the curriculum.

Parents like Helen and Bruce Synder were left feeling frustrated after the highly charged meeting. Inviting Liz Sandals for a Q&A “does not really deal with the actual problem that this curriculum is set for implementation in September,” Helen told LifeSiteNews in an email.

“We were very upset that the trustees did not seem to be open to the comments made by the delegations who spoke about the impact of this curriculum on our children.”  (more...)

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