Friday, July 3, 2015

Catholic school boards’ decision to delay sex-ed brings some hope

TORONTO, July 3, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- Parents’ rights advocacy groups are hoping the decisions by a French and an English Catholic school board to delay implementing the Ontario Liberal government’s controversial sex-ed curriculum will spur other Catholic school boards to follow suit.

York District Catholic School Board (YDCSB) education director Patricia Pearson told parents in a June 25 letter that “the revised curriculum is expected to be implemented in classrooms in Spring 2016.”

Rejean Sirois, the director of education for French Catholic Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud (CSDCCS) wrote a similar letter June 18 informing parents that the sex-ed component of the revised Health and Physical Education curriculum won’t be introduced until February 2016.

This has Teresa Pierre, president of Parents As First Educators (PAFE), hopeful that “other boards follow the courageous example of these boards”  (more...)

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