P.E.A.C.E. Ontario is providing resources to help parents understand the sex education changes coming to Ontario schools in 2015.
The Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) has launched its Parent Voice Survey to get input from parents about public education.
By Ellwood Shreve, Chatham Daily News A group of local concerned citizens is joining a call across the province demanding the Ontario government provide full disclosure on the new sex education curriculum before it is introduced in September. A petition is being circulated locally calling for the Ontario Liberal government to keep its promise to consult with voters on this issue. The petition also calls for the government to publicly release the updated version of the sexual education curriculum to provide time for it to Continue reading →
By Perry Chiaramonte, Fox News.com Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com December 10, 2014 – Students at one northern California high school are learning more than just the birds and the bees. Along with local area groups, some parents are irate that their children’s sex ed class at Acalanes High School in Lafayette is being taught by employees of Planned Parenthood without their prior knowledge. They are also fuming over the methods and materials being used, including a checklist that asks students if they are Continue reading →
By Phil Lees, President As many have heard, Premier Kathleen Wynne and Minister of Education Liz Sandals have promised to return the sex education curriculum that was seriously criticized in 2010, and removed by Premier McGuinty. In the last article (Sex Ed – Gov’t Rejects Parental Input), we shared: 1) In 2010 the government agreed that the proposed content in the sex ed component of the 2010 Health and Phys Ed Guidelines was too graphic, not age appropriate, and that the curriculum needed a serious Continue reading →
-Media Release- Premier Kathleen Wynne has promised to return the sex education curriculum that was seriously criticized and rejected in 2010 because it was graphic and age inappropriate. The 2010 Gr. 1 – 8, Health and Physical Education Curriculum introduced sexual information in greater detail at earlier ages. Grade 7 classroom instruction would include anal and oral sex, Grade 6 the promotion of self-discovery through masturbation, and in Grade 3 students would be introduced to the topic of gender identity. Many parents felt uncomfortable how Continue reading →
*Foreword – This report provided by the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada is one of the best resources available for getting a clear understanding of this issue. Once you’ve read the report, check back into the website for more tips and tools you can use. – PEACE Ontario* By Peter Jon Mitchell, Institute of Marriage and Family Canada November 2014 – *excerpt* In 2010, the Ontario Ministry of Education put a revised Physical Education Curriculum for grades one to eight on hold. Some parents objected to elements Continue reading →
Get your 2014 Public School Board Trustee Voter Guide trevor: on October 27th, we all have an opportunity to positively influence our community at the local level ! Many have already decided on how they will cast their vote for mayor, or councillor – but what about the position that has the greatest effect on the next generation: school board trustee? Most of the electorate do not put the effort into this decision, and often the decision is, unfortunately, made using the strategy ‘which name sounds best’ when Continue reading →
Upon my return from working with PEACE in Hawaii (a report is forthcoming) my first call was from a Toronto parent whose Grade 1 daughter was being forced to go to the washroom with a boy whose parents have chosen to identify him as a girl.
More than 120 Makua (parents), Kapuna (grandparents) and aunties and uncles on the rural island of Molokai joined together at the Kalanianaole Hall to hear the truth about Pono Choices and the intent of sensitive curriculum coming into the schools in Hawaii. Bob McDermott shared the medical inaccuracies of Pono Choices, how it was not age appropriate and that is does not meet Hawaii State Department of Education policy. Pono Choices tells children that anal sex with a condom is low risk activity. The Molokai Continue reading →