Yesterday, we became aware of something called the 'National Sexuality Education Standards' that are under consideration in Chicago. Given that Marxists use sex as a recruiting device, we wanted to see what they were peddling to five year olds. It isn't good.
(Author's Note: You can download the relevant PDF here; all parenthetical references are to page numbers in that PDF)
To begin, "National Sexuality Education Standards" are only a minimum, which means that other bad things can be piled on top:
The goal of the National Sexuality Education Standards: Core Content and Skills, K-12 is to provide clear, consistent [emphasis mine], and straightforward guidance on the essential minimum [ital. in original, underline mine] core content for sexuality education that is developmentally and age appropriate for students in grades K - 12 (6)I would LOVE to know who gets to determine 'age and developmentally appropriate.'
Next, is an assault on local control:
Specifically, the National Sexuality Education Standards were developed to address the inconsistent implementation of sexuality education nationwide. (6)And the influence of Common Core:
The National Sexuality Education Standards were further informed by the work of....the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics, recently adopted by most states (6)One 'Role of Education Standards' is to:
Teach functional knowledge and essential personal and social skills that contribute directly to healthy sexuality. (8) [emphasis mine]How do you define 'functional' and 'essential'?!?
One 'Guiding Value and Principle' is that:
Instruction by qualified sexuality education teachers is essential for student achievement. [emphasis mine] (9)Who's handing out those qualifications?!?
Another 'Guiding Value and Principle' is that:
Students need opportunities to engage in cooperative and active learning strategies (9) [emphasis mine]Does 'cooperative and active' mean something like this?!?
The report goes on to outline the actual standards. A lot of this stuff is written in weasel language, so you have to read between the lines. But the stuff that's written clearly is bad enough.
Teaching five year olds to:
Identify different kinds of family structures (12)Teaching eight year olds to:
Define sexual orientation as the romantic attraction of an individual to someone of the same gender or a different gender. (14)While simultaneously promoting this trial lawyer boondoggle:
Define sexual harassment and sexual abuse. (15)By age 11, Children will be learning to:
Differentiate between gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation. (16)While also:
Define[ing] emergency contraception and its use (16)And teaching 'pregnancy options' (ie. abortion) at age 11 (16).
This is stuff is already in public schools, and it's only going to spread; forewarned is forearmed!!!