Ontario: debate continues over implementation of sex-ed curriculum in Catholic schools
April 29, 2010
Catholic leaders and government officials in Ontario remain at odds over the implementation of a sex-education curriculum in the province's Catholic schools.
The Catholic bishops of Ontario have released a statement saying that they will "teach the provincial curriculum from a Catholic perspective." But Premier Dalton McGuinty, who has pushed for full adoption of the controversial program, insisted that all Ontario schools must take the same approach.
"We have a single curriculum when it comes to mathematics, when it comes to history, when it comes to world studies and when it comes to sex education," McGuinty said.
- Catholic groups say they’ll work with Ontario’s Education Ministry on sex ed (Globe and Mail)
- Parents Must Stand against Explicit Sex Ed in Ontario Catholic Schools: Pro-Family Group (LifeSite News)
- Sex-ed talk puzzles board (Barrie Examiner)
- Ontario: Catholic schools will not implement government-mandated sex-ed curriculum (CWN, 4/22)