Austin school officials OK, sex-ed curriculum, but values, the group says, that fight no longer

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School officials in Austin, Texas, have not made any changes to the sex curriculum for intermediate-and many parents are pleased with the results.

Planned Parenthood, one of the men behind the new plan, called it “LGBTQ-inclusive, science-based and requires a lot of,” according to the Austin American-Statesman.

A group called ” Texas values has led the opposition against the plan and says it wants to fight, the passage, which came in a unanimous vote early Tuesday morning, after a large crowd gathered Monday evening for the school board meeting.


The values of the group claims to have collected signatures of 5000 people, which is against the curriculum – although Austin, KEYE-TV, that parents can block their children from any or all of the lessons.

David walls, one of the parents, the vice president of Texas values, told the newspaper that his group believes that the plan encourages students to engage in same-sex relationships.

“It is not appropriate for the school,” walls said. “It is not appropriate for a government body of the students to encourage them to engage in any kind of sexual activity.”

On Thursday, Texas values, a Twitter message posted funny in the school board’s preference for the gender-neutral term “parent” than “mother” and “father”.

“What is so wrote scary about mom and dad?” the group, with a Halloween theme.

Community member Barbara Bucklin Austin radio station KUT said “gender identity” seemed an appropriate theme for young children.

“You should not be what a 5-year-old or an 8-year-old or 10-year-old, that maybe you’re a girl?” Bucklin asked.

“You should not be what a 5-year-old or an 8-year-old or 10-year-old, that maybe you’re a girl?”

— Barbara Bucklin, opponents of sex-ed curriculum changes

But Michelle Rusnak, the district health and physical education supervisor, said the goal of the plan is the representation of LGBTQ views is pretty, not prescribing them.

“It’s about acceptance,” she told the American-statesman.

“It’s about acceptance.”

— Michelle Rusnak, school district health and physical education supervisor

Before Tuesday, the person responsible in the school vote had already made changes to the revised curriculum proposal on the Basis of the parents ‘ input, the newspaper said.

For example, officials agreed to delay discussions about sexual orientation and HIV transmission up to the fifth class, but as the third class. You also deleted the term “anal sex” is a lesson on the prevention of HIV and STDs, although the term is used in a lesson on abstinence, and then cancelled, a video that included depictions of gay and mixed-race couples.


“There is no doubt that the topic of sex education in public schools triggers violent reactions in the” board member Kristin Ashy told the audience Monday evening. “Tonight provides an example of these reactions.”

Students whose parents approve, you can start the plan, learning the new lessons in may, reports said.

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