Battle lines drawn in Downey
Parents starting to find out re school board sex ed

Teen Talk binders.Arthur was told that because of “copyright issues” he could only look at them but not photograph any part. (Photo from Mass Resistance) Downey is a largely Hispanic community located in southwestern Los Angeles County. The residents

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2019-11-18T12:16:11-08:00November 19th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |13 Comments

Parents urged to assert their rights in sex education

Parents concerned about what their children are taught in sexual education classes in California’s public schools have resources at their disposal to assert their values. Raymond Burnell, director of education at the California Catholic Conference, said “it’s absolutely critical”

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2019-07-03T07:58:26-08:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |1 Comment

Sex-ed guidelines approved by California Board of Education

The California Department of Education approved controversial changes to the state’s health and sex education framework on Wednesday, but removed five resources and books that some organizations called “sexually explicit,” including a book that explains sex to students as young

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2019-05-09T10:48:50-08:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |5 Comments

State gives $240,000 to Planned Parenthood affiliate

The following comes from a May 11 Santa Barbara Noozhawk article by Julie Mickelberry, the vice president of community engagement at Planned Parenthood of Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo Counties: Planned Parenthood of Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis

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2016-05-13T10:33:49-08:00May 13th, 2016|Categories: Other News|Tags: |5 Comments

No more abstinence-only education?

The following comes from a February 19 Christian Post article by Leonardo Blair: President Barack Obama has proposed the elimination of funding for abstinence-only education programs run by the Department of Health and Human Services and increasing funding for other programs.

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2016-02-19T19:35:23-08:00February 19th, 2016|Categories: Religious Freedom|Tags: , , , |7 Comments

Sex ed now required in California public schools

The following comes from a January 13 KQED article by Ana Tintocalis: A new state law in effect this year requires all California public school students to take sex education beginning in seventh grade. For years, sex education has been

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2016-01-18T19:52:24-08:00January 18th, 2016|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |16 Comments

Vouchers no, homeschooling no, moment of silence no

The following comes from a Sept. 1 email by one of our correspondents of the August education report of the Eagle Forum. The California Teachers Association, our state affiliate of the NEA, says it has over 300,000 members and claims

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2014-09-02T11:31:47-08:00September 6th, 2014|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |14 Comments