Thursday, June 11, 2015

Catholic trustees call for delay in sex ed changes

Parents pulled their children out of school last month to protest Ontario's new sex-ed curriculum at Queen's Park.
Two Toronto Catholic school trustees are calling for a one-year delay of Ontario’s new sex education curriculum to give parents a chance to respond to lessons they believe contradict Catholic values.

Trustees Angela Kennedy and Garry Tanuan want the Toronto Catholic District School Board to delay implementation of the curriculum, to be launched this fall across the province, because they say it doesn’t present sexuality in the context of love and marriage.

The fact that Catholic educators are being allowed to design special resources to help Catholic teachers present the material within a Catholic framework only proves the material is controversial to begin with, they suggest.

“Substantial parts of the curriculum contradict Catholic teachings,” said Kennedy in a joint statement released Thursday morning with Tanuan.  (more...)

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