Tag Archives: Education

New York parents concerned over new sex-ed classes

Roseanne Colletti, NBC Newschannel 4, filed this report about NYC’s new mandatory sexuality education curriculum in October 2011. The news conference was organized by the NYC Parents Choice coalition which is advocating an alternative abstinence-centered sex education curriculum that emphasizes … Continue reading

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New York City schools Chancellor Walcott says ‘We have a responsibility to keep students safe’

New York City schools Chancellor Walcott says ‘We have a responsibility to keep students safe’. Source: Legislative Gazette   New York City schools Chancellor Walcott says ‘We have a responsibility to keep students safe’by Jordan Lipschik November 14, 2011 As the … Continue reading

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Offensive Sex Education: You Know It When You See It

Partnering with Parents was the theme of last week’s public meetings to discuss the new Core Curriculum mandated by the state Board of Regents. George Orwell’s Big Brother pales in comparison to the City’s Department of Education when it comes … Continue reading

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Xxxtracurricular activity in school – NY Post

In today’s paper, NY Post columnist Andrea Peyser writes, “Clearly, I was born too soon. The city’s public schools are transitioning into a gross and kinky pleasure palace, with sixth-graders — kids as young as 10 — being drilled on … Continue reading

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Pols Push Abstinence-Based Sex Ed For NYC Kids | New York Daily News

Pols Push Abstinence-Based Sex Ed For NYC Kids: Updated With Mayor Bloomberg Comments | New York Daily News. Lots of blogosphere buzz about this today, so here’s a blurb from our Alison Gendar: The city’s two GOP congressmen backed a … Continue reading

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Abstinence-Only Program urged for NYC sex eduction curricula

Report on City Curricula Released New York, NY—Aug. 16…At least one curriculum under New York City’s new sex education mandate should be centered around abstinence-only education. That was the message delivered today to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the New … Continue reading

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The NAACP’s Unholy Union

The NY Post editorializes against Hazel Dukes and the New York State NAACP for its joint lawsuit with the UFT challenging the co-location of charter schools in public school buildings. The Post attributes the cozy relationship to a $100,000 donation … Continue reading

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Ignoring Abortion’s Toll

First published in the NY Post (January 18, 2011) YOU have to wonder sometimes about what provokes citywide outrage — and what doesn’t. Last week, Schools Chancellor Cathie Black’s offhand joke about how birth control would resolve school overcrowding elicited … Continue reading

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Black Boys and The Achievement Gap

Recent studies of black boys and academic achievement have caught my attention. First was Yes We Can, The Schott Foundation 50 State Report on Black Males and Public Education. Then there was “A Call for Change,” a report by the … Continue reading

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