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Begin Sex Ed in Kindergarten, Says New ‘National Standards’ Report
CNS News ^ | January 17, 2012 | Elizabeth Harrington

Posted on 01/18/2012 10:32:42 AM PST by Sopater

By the time they leave elementary school, children should be able to “define sexual orientation,” and by the eighth grade be able to “define emergency contraception and its use,” according to a report containing controversial new recommendations for sex education in U.S. public schools.

“Ideally, comprehensive sexuality education should start in kindergarten and continue through 12th grade,” says the “National Sexuality Education Standards” report, drawn up by a range of advocates, academics and public education officials. The Future of Sex Education (FoSE), an initiative started by sex education advocates, developed the standards “to create a strategic plan for sexuality education policy and implementation.”

Also involved are the American School Health Association, the National Education Association Health Information Network – the non-profit arm of the nation’s largest teacher’s union, the NEA – the American Association for Health Education and the Society of State Leaders of Health and Physical Education.

An advisory committee includes senior officials from Planned Parenthood and the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN).

The 45-page report determines “age-appropriate” guidelines for comprehensive sexuality education in the areas of anatomy, identity, pregnancy, sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) and others.

“Specifically, the National Sexuality Education Standards were developed to address the inconsistent implementation of sexuality education nationwide and the limited time allocated to teaching the topic,” reads the report.

The authors argue too little time is devoted to instruction in HIV, pregnancy and STD prevention – a median total of 3.1 hours in elementary school, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

In its rationale for sex education in public schools, the report says there is “a pressing need to address harassment, bullying and relationship violence in our schools, which have a significant impact on a student’s emotional and physical well-being as well as on academic success.”

Standards to be introduced in kindergarten and be met by the second grade include: “Identify different kinds of family structures” and “Demonstrate ways to show respect for different types of families.”

Recommendations for students by the time they reach age seven include that they [u]se proper names for body parts, including male and female anatomy” and “[p]rovide examples of how friends, family, media, society and culture influence ways in which boys and girls think they should act.”

Starting in the third grade, and upon completion of the fifth – when most children are 10 years old – students should be able to “[d]efine sexual orientation as the romantic attraction of an individual to someone of the same gender or a different gender” and “[i]dentify parents or other trusted adults of whom students can ask questions about sexual orientation.”

By completion of the eighth grade, the report says, students should be able to “[d]ifferentiate between gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation,” “[e]xplain the range of gender roles,” and “[d]efine emergency contraception and its use.”

Upon completion of middle school, students should be able to “[a]nalyze external influences that have an impact on one’s attitudes about gender, sexual orientation and gender identity”; “[a]ccess accurate information about gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation”; “[c]ommunicate respectfully with and about people of all gender identities, gender expressions and sexual orientations”; “[e]xplain the health benefits, risks and effectiveness rates of various methods of contraception, including abstinence and condoms”; and “[d]escribe the steps to using a condom correctly.”

And by the time they graduate from high school students should be expected to “[d]efine emergency contraception and describe its mechanism of action” and “[a]ssess the skills and resources needed to become a parent.”

Also included in the guidelines are the following: “Compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of abstinence and other contraceptive methods, including condoms”; “Access medically-accurate information and resources about emergency contraception”; “Compare and contrast the laws relating to pregnancy, adoption, abortion and parenting”; and “Describe potential impacts of power differences (e.g., age, status or position) within sexual relationships.”

The report includes a glossary that defines gender expression, gender identity, gender roles, and transgenderism. “National Resources” for teachers, listed in the report, include GLSEN and Planned Parenthood Advocates for Youth, an organization that supports federal legislation for comprehensive sex education policy.

While the standards include references to abstinence, the FoSE advocates against abstinence-only programs. “Today, as the pendulum swings away from abstinence-only-until-marriage programs, advocates for comprehensive sex education are challenged to remain vigilant on the policy front, making certain that we maintain gains against this failed effort,” FoSE says on its Web site.

FoSE lists Focus on the Family, Concerned Women for America, Moral Majority and the Eagle Forum as groups that “spearheaded campaigns to discredit comprehensive sexuality education.”


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: arth; asha; homosexualagenda; moralabsolutes; nea; neahin; pervocrats; publicschool
Never mind whether or not they can read, write, do basic math, or know some basic American civics. That's so "old-school".
1 posted on 01/18/2012 10:32:47 AM PST by Sopater
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To: Sopater

“Age-appropriate” guidelines from a panel of perverts. How nice.


2 posted on 01/18/2012 10:36:02 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: Sopater

That's a much more valuable skill than that pesky math and science.

3 posted on 01/18/2012 10:36:09 AM PST by Snickering Hound
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To: Sopater

The sex education method of trying to spread communism has been around since Antonio Gramsci had the idea a century ago.


4 posted on 01/18/2012 10:39:15 AM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, and many others.)
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To: Sopater

The people proposing this should be investigated for their likely and probable possession of child porn and then they should be locked away for the rest of their unnatural lives.


5 posted on 01/18/2012 10:39:19 AM PST by MeganC (No way in Hell am I voting for Mitt Romney. Not now, not ever. Deal with it.)
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To: Sopater
Begin Sex Ed in Kindergarten, Says New ‘National Pervets and Pedofiles Standards’ Report

F these predators. You've got a little kid six years old who doesn't know what sex even is, and you're trying to explain to him about men on men and women on women?

The people pushing this stuff are degenerates, and should be banned for life from ever being put into any supervisory position whatsoever involving kids.

6 posted on 01/18/2012 10:40:42 AM PST by DoughtyOne (This administration is Barawkward... yes lets try everything that failed in the 20th Century. NOT!)
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To: Sopater

“...says the “National Sexuality Education Standards” report, drawn up by a range of advocates, academics and public education officials...”

You will not find a more wretched hive of scum and villany.

We must be careful.


7 posted on 01/18/2012 10:43:00 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Sopater

Truly perverted sexualization of children. Obscene.


8 posted on 01/18/2012 10:45:44 AM PST by piytar (The Obama Depression. Say it early, say it often. Why? Because it's TRUE.)
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To: Sopater

The cultural Marxists know that if you sexualize children at an early age, you can destroy their faith in God.
Behold their plan.


9 posted on 01/18/2012 10:56:28 AM PST by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: Snickering Hound

x = 5


10 posted on 01/18/2012 10:58:13 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Sopater

This from sinners with no children

Let those poor little innocents have a childhood. Do Not talk about sex at school


11 posted on 01/18/2012 10:59:28 AM PST by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: MeganC

“Investigated”? They should be put in one of those Pain Field Generators from Dune.


12 posted on 01/18/2012 11:00:59 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Sopater

This is sexual indoctrination not education.


13 posted on 01/18/2012 11:03:23 AM PST by circlecity
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To: DoughtyOne
The people pushing this stuff are degenerates, and should be impaled.
14 posted on 01/18/2012 11:04:04 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Sopater

one wonders about adults who feel so compelled to talk to other people’s children about sex...


15 posted on 01/18/2012 11:04:07 AM PST by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Sopater

this is pedophilia disgiused as academia..


16 posted on 01/18/2012 11:06:38 AM PST by cardinal4 (Bolton/Arpaio 2012 "Kick the UN across the border!")
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To: camle
It's called "grooming".

First they talk.

Then they show.

Then they do.

These foul freaks want to "do" your kids.

17 posted on 01/18/2012 11:07:09 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Sopater

“drawn up by a range of advocates, academics and public education officials”

Mathematically that’s “Stupid X Stupid X Stupid = Monumentally Stupid”


18 posted on 01/18/2012 11:08:52 AM PST by Psycho_Bunny
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To: Sopater

Before you know it, they will demand to have sound equipment fastened to pregnant women belly’s preaching Sex Ed.


19 posted on 01/18/2012 11:21:13 AM PST by RetSignman (I take responsibility for what I post not for what you understand.)
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To: yldstrk
Do Not talk about sex at school

It's been decades ago, but the only sex ed info we got at school was a film with cartoon characters talking about how our bodies were going to be changing. It was strictly limited to biological facts, and our parents had to sign off on our participation.

It's strange, but I never had any problems in my life caused by a lack of sex ed.

20 posted on 01/18/2012 11:22:08 AM PST by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: Sopater

The new perverted math: If Johnny is 7 and his boyfriend is 47, how much older is he and as extra credit write, as best as you can, why is it normal and why you don’t have an older lover.


21 posted on 01/18/2012 11:24:58 AM PST by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12, don't blame 0 for tearing up the CONSTITUTION!!)
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To: massgopguy

Or the Agonizer from Star Trek “Mirror Mirror”.


22 posted on 01/18/2012 11:34:52 AM PST by MeganC (No way in Hell am I voting for Mitt Romney. Not now, not ever. Deal with it.)
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To: rarestia

[ x = 5 ]

HOW DARE YOU HURT SOMEONE’S FEELINGS BY GIVING THE MATHEMATICALLY CORRECT ANSWER!!!!


23 posted on 01/18/2012 11:34:52 AM PST by GraceG
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To: MEGoody

[ It’s been decades ago, but the only sex ed info we got at school was a film with cartoon characters talking about how our bodies were going to be changing. It was strictly limited to biological facts, and our parents had to sign off on our participation.

It’s strange, but I never had any problems in my life caused by a lack of sex ed. ]

I grew up on a farm, by the time i was 8 i knew a whole lot more about things than a lot of the city slicker 18 year olds.

Of course growing up with four older brothers could have affected this too.

Funny how the libs call the flyover country people “hayseeds” but those “hayseeds” know a lot more about sex edumacation than most urbanites.


24 posted on 01/18/2012 11:38:01 AM PST by GraceG
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To: Sopater; Black Agnes

When a pervert like Jerry Sandusky does it, it’s called “grooming” for future predation.


25 posted on 01/18/2012 11:58:34 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: MEGoody

Which is why it should be the responsibility of the parents to teach it!


26 posted on 01/18/2012 12:32:45 PM PST by BenKenobi
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To: Sopater
Anyone and everyone who supported/supports "No Child Left Behind" supports this.

Everyone.

If you support a nationalized school system, which is the entire point of NCLB, the rest is simply a matter of details.

The way to avoid this is to trash NCLB and start taking local systems back to the local level with local curricula, local elected school officials, and local responsibilities to local residents.

27 posted on 01/18/2012 12:40:25 PM PST by mountainbunny (Seamus Sez: "Good dogs don't le their masters vote for Mitt!")
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To: GraceG

Animals follow nature.

What the “sex ed” as described above is training kids to go against nature.


28 posted on 01/18/2012 2:38:52 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell)
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THis is National. Not State, not County, not municipal. It's FedGov. There is only one solution, aside from yanking your kids out of public school for starters - SEPARATION OF SCHOOL AND STATE. Get the government out of schools. Schools should be extremely local. Local control of content, local supervision, local funding, local standards, and no mandatory anything. Homeschooling and private schools should be as easy to do as they were previously. Get the !!*@#*%! fed money - and their disgusting slimey leftist perversion - OUT OF EDUCATION!

29 posted on 01/18/2012 2:43:56 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell)
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To: Sopater

Here’s a novel idea - the State gets out of people’s private affairs???


30 posted on 01/18/2012 2:51:11 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier arriving tonight in Hawaii from his tour in Afghanistan.)
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To: Sopater

They’ll grow up to be ignorant.

“What country did we gain our independence from?”

“When did we fight the Civil War?”

“What’s 9 times 7?”

Et cetera,et cetera.


31 posted on 01/18/2012 2:54:15 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Future Meteorologist.)
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32 posted on 01/18/2012 3:05:13 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: little jeremiah

Dismantle the public school system. It’s more than inept, it’s criminal.


33 posted on 01/18/2012 3:19:37 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: metmom; wagglebee

Kindergarten? Have they lost what’s left of their minds???!!!


34 posted on 01/18/2012 3:23:25 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (A chameleon belongs in a pet store, not the White House)
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To: little jeremiah
What the “sex ed” as described above is training kids to go against nature.


35 posted on 01/18/2012 3:31:15 PM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: trisham; Clintonfatigued

At this point I’m of the opinion that only a complete financial/economic collapse will destroy the beast of evil fedgov destroying our country. Which looks as though it’s going to happen this year anyway.

If the fedgov has no money, there can be no enforcement of “National Pedophile Grooming Indoctrination Standards”. Teachesr won’t teach if they aren’t paid, the buildings can’t be heated, etc, textbooks (ie pornographic how to manuals) cannot get printed, etc.

Of course, a moral renewal needs to happen simultaneously.


36 posted on 01/18/2012 3:32:29 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell)
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To: Clintonfatigued
Kindergarten? Have they lost what’s left of their minds???!!!

Cf, after posting enough of these arth articles over the last several years, there wasn't much to lose.

It was only a small step off into the abyss for them.

37 posted on 01/18/2012 3:59:21 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: metmom

Actually, they were off into the abyss hanging on to the edge with a couple of fingers.

This means they have let go and are now hurtling into the abyss.


38 posted on 01/18/2012 5:19:57 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell)
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To: Sopater

And when the age and time is right, humans do not need manuals, charts or movies to know how to follow nature. Somehow or other men and women have been producing offspring for thousands and who knows how many years without the benefit of sex education.


39 posted on 01/18/2012 5:23:28 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell)
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To: Sopater

““Age-appropriate” guidelines from a panel of perverts. How nice.”

Now don’t go full snark on Obamoids in edumacation.

Do remember that it takes years of ‘educating’ to Libtard standards to make a bisexual or homosexual out of a normal student.

Surely you don’t want perverts to be in danger of extinction, do you? Because Perverts can’t reproduce in the time honored, Judeo-Christion approved, method, The Pervert in Chief is just observing recent court statutes.


40 posted on 01/18/2012 10:11:48 PM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: Sopater

It is cases like this where I go against the conventional wisdom of throwing up in disgust, instead I believe we Should Wholeheartedly EMBRACE this Idea, so much that we DEMAND it BE TAUGHT IN EVERY SCHOOL IN AMERICA Public and PRIVATE, with SEVERE Penalties for Non-Compliance, Like PRISON.

The very Instant the Ruling Class’s children are exposed to same exact crap that they demand to teach everyone else’s children, it will stop immediately.
So I say Embrace with great enthusiasm, and Demand it be Taught in ALL EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES PUBLIC AND PRIVATE.


41 posted on 01/19/2012 8:29:58 AM PST by eyeamok
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