At yesterdays Omaha Public Schools (OPS) Board of Education meeting, board members voted nearly unanimously to update the curriculum of Human Growth and Development (HGD), the OPS sex-education class. The changes are controversial enough that the Omaha World Herald placed it on the front page of today’s paper. The article begins: Tackling an issue that.
Today the NSAA State Board of Directors ignored the leadership taken by the NSAA districts to move a policy forward that would require students participate in athletics and activities based on their sex identified at birth. In light of the leadership taken by the districts to address this issue in a way that reflects the.
Date: January 13, 2016 LINCOLN – Nebraska Family Alliance (NFA) commends the votes taken by the leadership of Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) in Districts 2, 4, 5, and 6, affirming that eligibility to participate in NSAA activities should be according to a students’ sex at birth. Only districts 1 (Lincoln) and District 3 (Norfolk).
This afternoon the Governor’s office released a press release in relation to yesterday’s NSAA – District 6 vote affirming that students participate in athletics according to their sex at birth. The release was a joint statement from Governor Pete Ricketts, Lt. Governor Mike Foley, State Treasurer Don Stenberg, and Secretary of State John Gale. They.
On January 14th, the NSAA will be voting on a policy that would allow some students to participate on sports teams and in other activities without regard to their biological sex. Here’s what you need to know. If this policy is approved: It will allow boys to play on girls sports teams and girls to.
Omaha Public Schools is currently exploring expanded curriculum standards for it’s sex-education and wellness class, Human Growth and Development. The new standards have caused an outcry among concerned parents in the community. Supporters of the changes often point to Opt Out as an easy solution. But using Opt Out as a compromise for implementing new.
Bellevue Public Schools has recently announced and adopted a policy that will allow transgender students to use the restrooms and locker rooms of the opposite biological sex. Some schools are considering these types of policies because they believe that schools will be legally required to allow students to use opposite sex-restrooms, showers and changing rooms.
by Bethany Monk | CitizenLink It’s everywhere. Talk of marriage and sexuality: These issues are splashed across the headlines, woven into song lyrics, and are covered often in TV shows and movies. Sometimes they are even part of a public school curriculum. So, what do parents do when what they are teaching their children at.
by Steven Ertelt | LifeNews.com New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn is a long-time abortion advocate. She has a history of promoting abortion, attacking pregnancy centers offering women alternatives, and she has received Planned Parenthood’s endorsement in the mayoral campaign.But Quinn is now pushing one idea that may take the cake when it comes.
Todd Starnes Feb 1, 2012 | FoxNews.com Christian student organizations at Vanderbilt University may be forced to go underground or meet in secret after university officials doubled down on a policy that bans student religious groups from requiring their leaders to hold specific beliefs, according to a law professor at the university. Vanderbilt said their.
by Margaret Reist November 3rd, 2011 | Lincoln Journal Star ACLU Nebraska officials want Columbus Lakeview to stop holding a high school graduation ceremony it says contains unconstitutional religious messages. “The current ceremony coercively subjects students to religious messages as the price of attending high school commencement,” ACLU Nebraska Legal Director Amy Miller said in a.
by Kathleen Gilbert Tue Oct 18, 2011 | LifeSiteNews.com Several students at a Hartford high school expressed horror and left the auditorium when two male members of a city-funded school play shared a passionate kiss onstage on Friday. School officials said they opted against informing parents about the event ahead of time, saying that the.