Sunday, April 26, 2015

The Mighty Wurlitzer on Maximum as Sex-ed Ideologues Panic

Ontario educators are scrambling to combat confusion and false information among critics of the province’s new sex-education curriculum — including claims it offers how-to lessons on masturbation, homosexuality and anal sex.

The move comes as thousands of parents across the province plan to keep their kids home from school the week of May 4 to protest the new curriculum.

So many parents in Peel Region have expressed concerns over the curriculum, the school board fears hundreds of parents in their region alone — as many as 200 to 300 in some neighbourhoods — will ask that their children be exempt from sex-education classes next fall, warned Janet McDougald, chair of the Peel District School Board.

“A small fraction are intentionally misleading people (about the curriculum),” she said, “but the vast majority are confused and upset about what they’re reading and we need the (education) minister to work more aggressively at providing parents the answers they need to feel comfortable about it going forward.”  (more...)

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