The SC LAW that governs sex education is the "Comprehensive Health Education Act" it can be found at the below link. http://www.scstatehouse.gov/query.php?search=DOC Section 59 32 50 addresses opting out. Schools are required by LAW to notify parents of the content of the sexual education class and unless the parent signs a letter to send to the school saying they want their child exempted from attending then YOUR child will be included in the sex ed classes. The Health/Sex standards are located here for YOU to view ahead of time.>>>> https://ed.sc.gov/.../2009HealthEducationStandards.pdf They were revised in 2009 WHAT WE HERE WOULD LIKE PARENTS AND TEACHERS TO COMMENT BELOW ON IS IF YOUR CHILD'S SCHOOL IS ACTUALLY FOLLOWING THE LAW? WERE YOU INFORMED OF THE RIGHT TO OPT OUT OF THE SEX ED CLASSES? What ELSE is VERY INTERESTING to me is that in the LAW and in the STANDARDS it clearly states: "NOTE: References to homosexuality are prohibited by theComprehensive Health Act except in the contextof instruction concerning sexually transmitted diseases." Now...how many of you know for a fact that YOUR child's school followed that LAW? Are they talking about homosexuality in these SEX ED classes in SC??? Please let us know in the comment section...because it is a LAW! It is also interesting that on the Education Oversight Committee's post about the "Family Friendly" Education Standards link there is no link to the SEX EDUCATION standards in our schools! Why wouldn't they want to inform parents of the Sex Ed standards and the LAW about informing parents they have the right to opt out and that homosexuality is NOT supposed to be discussed??? ... See MoreSee Less
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I loved this comment made on the EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE Facebook page when they posted their "family friendly" standards guide about testing!..."This demonstrates what's wrong with imposing high stakes testing on schools that warp education to teaching to the test. Think about the educational background parents themselves must have to read and comprehend this three page, "simplified" explanation of the testing their children must endure. How many teachers really understand it? Imagine the number of bureaucrats and the piles of regulations and instructions required to administer this. The EOCs post starts, "Most assessments given to students are not designed to be "high-stakes." One of the recommendations is 'Remind your child to do their best because some test scores can have an impact on his or her future." No, there's nothing high stakes about that. The bottom line is that this top down, one-size-fits all system is imposed on schools because political and education leaders at the highest level in SC don't trust teachers as professionals to do their jobs. Until we address that problem, we can impose all the bureaucracy on schools we want and little will change." ... See MoreSee Less
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The "Delphi Technique" And How It Robs Parents of Control Over Their Child's Education - American Policy Center
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Wow just wow...have you looked into what the Sexual Standards are in your child's school yet? ... See MoreSee Less
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