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Parents support withdrawal of sex text but...
2012-09-19 14:34:31 | with audio | (0 Comments)
The President of the National Parent Teacher Association (NPTA), has added his voice to the issue of the controversial sections of the health and family life education curriculum, which was pulled by the Ministry of Education.
Everton Hannan said while the NPTA has no official position, the feedback he got from parents overwhelmingly supports the ministry’s position.
Hannan said many parents also felt they should have had some input in the issue.
The controversial content is geared towards Grades 7 and 8 students and deals with issues of sexuality.
The Minister of Education, Ronald Thwaites has said there were a number of leading questions that sought to condition students towards a homosexual lifestyle.
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President of the National Parent Teachers Association, Everton Hannan.
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