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As California Mandate Looms, Some LGBT Curriculum Already In Place
CNN ^ | December 10, 2011 | Debra Goldschmidt

Posted on 12/10/2011 12:34:05 PM PST by Steelfish

As California Mandate Looms, Some LGBT Curriculum Already In Place By Debra Goldschmidt

In 10th grade English at Los Angeles’ Grover Cleveland High School, Danielle Taklender's students read the book "Luna" by Julie Anne Peters. It's a story about a transgender teen.

Taklender has been teaching the book for seven years without any fanfare or push back. It’s getting noticed now as her school district takes the lead in developing a plan to comply with the first state law mandating lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history and social science curricula. The California law, which takes effect in January, stops short of dictating how schools are to comply and leaves that up to the districts and schools themselves to figure out.

Taklender uses "Luna" to expose students to new vocabulary and different ways of thinking about pronouns. The students discuss gender identity versus sexual orientation, as well as gender roles in literature. Taklender said she teaches this book the same way she teaches every other book.

She says the only negative feedback she has run into was a parent who once requested an alternate assignment after the class finished reading the book.

“No students ever say they changed their sexual orientation because of it,” Taklender said.

The new law, called the California Fair Education Act, also requires schools teach about the contributions of Native Americans, and people with disabilities. It also bans instructional materials that adversely reflect on a person due to their sexual orientation. The requirements are actually an expansion to the education code already in existence, which requires lesson plans to include various ethnic groups.

But it is not without controversy. Some opponents have religious objections, others say it’s part of sex education and belongs at home not in schools. Others simply don’t want this taught to their children.

(Excerpt) Read more at inamerica.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: arth; brainwashing; childabuse; childmolestation; communistgoals; culturalmarxism; homobrainwashing; homonaziagenda; homopropaganda; homopsychoagenda; homosexualagenda; homosexualism; homotyranny; moralabsolutes; pederastagenda; pedophilia; propaganda

1 posted on 12/10/2011 12:34:08 PM PST by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

And the majority think this is a good thing.


2 posted on 12/10/2011 12:36:16 PM PST by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: Steelfish

Terrific....a LGBT curriculum is bound to balance the state budget...clean up the cities...get a handle on illegal employment and expand the economy.


3 posted on 12/10/2011 12:38:50 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny ("Fair share" are the last two words I hear before I stop taking someone seriously.)
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To: Steelfish
Does anyone out there realize what a field day, future Dean Swifts or Lewis Carrolls are going to have with this? I can think of several bizarre satires on the idea, even while typing this brief comment.

Oh, to find a way to wake up those who blissfully embrace the absurd, as social reform!

William Flax

4 posted on 12/10/2011 12:42:30 PM PST by Ohioan
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To: Steelfish

Sell that place to the Chinese, if they want to buy. DISGUSTING!!!


5 posted on 12/10/2011 1:00:16 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: Steelfish
"Others simply don’t want this taught to their children."

The reason that the teaching unions and the State want these subjects taught is that they, themselves cannot spell (subject = English), they cannot add (subject = Arithmetic) and they cannot write. Until we get a Governor who can really 'blow up the boxes' (thank you Aaaaarnold) nothing will change and your children will continue to have bags of self esteem about their uneducated status. Take away their calculators, iPhones and TVs and make them damn well work and learn! . . . /rant

6 posted on 12/10/2011 1:19:26 PM PST by I am Richard Brandon (Spreading the Wealth, one dollar at a time)
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To: Steelfish

The LGBT acronym is being upgraded in the interest of diversity and multiculturalism, to LGBTPB, with the additional letters on the end representing Pedophiles and Bestiophiles.


7 posted on 12/10/2011 1:46:54 PM PST by matthew fuller (Hey Buckwheat- What the Hell are we paying you for?...(GO LEROY!))
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To: Steelfish; metmom
I'm really quite exhausted with people continually complaining about public education in this country, while their own children attend public schools.

This article is about the billionth story about why our schools suck; stupid policies are not new.

Unless Americans decide to do something about it rather than just sitting around complaining and being "outraged", you can most certainly count on more of the same.

8 posted on 12/10/2011 1:47:50 PM PST by teenyelliott (Obama warned if he loses the election it could herald a new, painful era of self-reliance)
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To: teenyelliott

I’m really quite exhausted with people continually complaining about public education in this country, while their own children attend public schools.<<<<<<<<<<

Private schools and homeschooling are an option after all!
They’re your children!


9 posted on 12/10/2011 2:21:00 PM PST by timetostand (Ya say ya wanna revolution -- OK!)
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To: Steelfish
Where are the “good” teachers protesting this? ( Just wondering.)
10 posted on 12/10/2011 2:22:46 PM PST by wintertime (I am a Constitutional Restorationist!!! Yes!)
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To: Steelfish
Where are the so-called "good" teachers who are protesting and **REFUSING TO IMPLEMENT THIS SICK PERVERSION**????

(Crickets!)

Remember that sound of crickets when you turn your child over to the state kiddie workers this coming Monday.

11 posted on 12/10/2011 2:26:22 PM PST by wintertime (I am a Constitutional Restorationist!!! Yes!)
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To: teenyelliott
Unless Americans decide to do something about it rather than just sitting around complaining and being "outraged", you can most certainly count on more of the same.

Personally, I do not know why other conservatives don't share my concern, urgency, and alarm. One more generation of this and our nation will slide permanently into the sticky abyss of tyranny. Yes! It is **that** serious!

And....A lot of so-called "good" teachers will have foolishly aided, abetted, upheld, and supported our nation's demise. Personally, I will not have a government teacher for a friend. They are either too stupid or too evil to be a friend.

12 posted on 12/10/2011 2:31:13 PM PST by wintertime (I am a Constitutional Restorationist!!! Yes!)
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To: Steelfish

Dang, whatever happened to Silas Marner, Jane Eyre, or Pride & Prejudice? Too hard for today’s 10th graders?


13 posted on 12/10/2011 2:59:42 PM PST by A_perfect_lady (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: All
So they will be teaching that Homosexual sodomites are spreading AIDS.
14 posted on 12/10/2011 3:57:35 PM PST by troy McClure
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To: timetostand
Yes, we homeschool.

If there is no mass exodus, there is no reason for the schools to change, or even get better.

15 posted on 12/10/2011 4:01:43 PM PST by teenyelliott (Obama warned if he loses the election it could herald a new, painful era of self-reliance)
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To: teenyelliott

Sadly, most can’t afford private education. Especially not if they have multiple children. Yet another reason I favor a voucher system.


16 posted on 12/10/2011 4:04:22 PM PST by CaspersGh0sts
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To: wintertime
I hear you, and I don't think it will take another generation. I believe we are already down the rabbit hole of group think, no morals, no ethics, anything goes idiocy, and there might not be any coming back from it.
17 posted on 12/10/2011 4:15:02 PM PST by teenyelliott (Obama warned if he loses the election it could herald a new, painful era of self-reliance)
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To: CaspersGh0sts
I homeschool and I have an aunt and uncle who own a private school in southern California, so when we get together we often discuss schools and teaching.

I asked them just last weekend what they thought of the voucher thing. They don't like the idea at all, and they made two very good points about why they don't. My uncle said that anyone who takes, or receives, money from the feds can expect strings to be attached, and that the things that make private schools superior would no longer be allowed. He also thinks that if every kid was allowed a voucher, that private schools would no longer be able to choose their students, and would have to accept any applicant or be accused of discrimination.

He is right.

If you can't afford private school and you won't homeschool, then parents who have children in public school should not stop until schools and teachers stop with the propaganda and start teaching core subjects. March till there is no more DOE, no NEA, no feel good crap that results in American children being some of the most ignorant on the planet.

18 posted on 12/10/2011 4:32:55 PM PST by teenyelliott (Obama warned if he loses the election it could herald a new, painful era of self-reliance)
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To: teenyelliott
Do you see any so-called “good” teachers marching? Hm?

Well....I suppose protecting their paychecks and pensions are more important than the children.

19 posted on 12/10/2011 4:54:09 PM PST by wintertime (I am a Constitutional Restorationist!!! Yes!)
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To: wintertime
Of course not. I don't think very many people really care enough to do anything about it, just like everything else that is wrong with this country. Most just like to shake their tiny fists and complain.
20 posted on 12/10/2011 5:07:00 PM PST by teenyelliott (Obama warned if he loses the election it could herald a new, painful era of self-reliance)
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To: teenyelliott; 2Jedismom; 6amgelsmama; AAABEST; aberaussie; Aggie Mama; agrace; AliVeritas; ...

ANOTHER REASON TO HOMESCHOOL

This ping list is for the “other” articles of interest to homeschoolers about education and public school. This can occasionally be a fairly high volume list. Articles pinged to the Another Reason to Homeschool List will be given the keyword of ARTH. (If I remember. If I forget, please feel free to add it yourself)

The main Homeschool Ping List handles the homeschool-specific articles. I hold both the Homeschool Ping List and the Another Reason to Homeschool Ping list. Please freepmail me to let me know if you would like to be added to or removed from either list, or both.

21 posted on 12/11/2011 1:45:27 PM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: wagglebee; little jeremiah

ping


22 posted on 12/11/2011 1:47:36 PM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: Steelfish

My chief problem with this is that instead of teaching respect for others through hard work, discipline and a focus on the similarities we all share, schools will go the opposite way. There will be special assemblies that take away from the school day and there will be “units” on LGBT heroes that focus less on those persons accomplishments and more on the fact that they were LGBT.

California schools already make horrible curriculum choices everyday: reducing the teaching of phonics, a complete lack of basic arithmetic instruction, reduction of history and geography classes in favor of general “social studies” that are less focused on facts and more on invidual cultures and feelings.

California needs LESS “focused diversity lessons” and MORE focus on academics.


23 posted on 12/11/2011 3:59:19 PM PST by brothers4thID (Death had to take him sleeping, else he would have put up a fight.)
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To: metmom

I pinged out one article about this, I’ll read it and see if it has more info.

Even if every parent protested en masse they won’t change the pro-homo agenda stuff in the schools. They’re driven.


24 posted on 12/11/2011 6:38:21 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: brothers4thID
California needs LESS “focused diversity lessons” and MORE focus on academics.

CA schools need NO - ZERO - "focused diversity lessons". It is wrong in every way to teach children than mentally ill sexual perversion is normal and natural and good.

25 posted on 12/11/2011 6:48:29 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: Steelfish
 
"I KNOW BUT ONE CODE OF MORALITY FOR MEN WHETHER ACTING SINGLY OR COLLECTIVELY"
--Thomas Jefferson
 
Got Natural Law?
 
 
Sex, Evolution and Behavior
By Martin Daly and Margo Wilson
 
 
Got Socio-Biological Fitness?
 
 "Gay" penguins don't - not even in the San Francisco zoo
http://www.google.com/#sclient=psy-ab&hl=en&source=hp&q=San+Francisco+gay+penguins
 
FAIL.

26 posted on 12/11/2011 6:49:49 PM PST by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: Steelfish

“called the California Fair Education Act,”
What are they going to teach? How perverted homosexuals defend child molestation? They chant it happens in nature. Are they going to teach how perverted homosexuals add to civilization by reproducing? If I recall perverted homosexuals cannot reproduce.


27 posted on 12/11/2011 6:51:58 PM PST by DMG2FUN
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To: LomanBill

Pingout tomorrow.


28 posted on 12/11/2011 10:09:59 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: Steelfish; AFA-Michigan; Abathar; Absolutely Nobama; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; Antoninus; ...
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Here's another article about the homo-agenda cirriculum forced by law in CA schools. This has a bit more info - the book described is about a transsexual character. Why any conservative or sane person would keep their children in a CA school is way beyond my comprehension. There is no way all that indoctrination will not affect all the children who are exposed to it.

29 posted on 12/12/2011 11:03:04 AM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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