As the government tries to find a compromise between critics and supporters of the controversial Safe Schools program, there are reports that the NSW government is considering giving parents an “opt-in”, instead of an “opt-out” with respect to the participation of their children in the program.
The Safe Schools program has been billed as the all-in-one answer to the problem of LGBTI bullying in schools. But a new report by University of Sydney Law School Professor Patrick Parkinson paints a far from perfect picture.
The Australian Christian Lobby welcomes news that the NSW government is considering an “opt-in” option for parents regarding the Safe Schools program following a debate in the Parliament yesterday.
The Australian Christian Lobby has welcomed as a good “first step”, news that the NSW Government will give parents the right to “opt in” to the controversial Safe Schools program.
The Chinese community petition against the so-called Safe Schools program is to be debated Thursday in the NSW Parliament, prompting the Australian Christian Lobby to call on parents to fill the Assembly’s public gallery in a show of parental concern.
According to reports in The Australian earlier this week, the recently-appointed Secretary of the Department, Mark Scott, has been ordered to investigate what, if any, scientific basis there is to Crossroads’ claims that gender is independent of biology.
What IS it that they are actually teaching? Respected Australian journalist, Miranda Devine, believes that the Safe Schools Coalition program is imposing “a transformation of the traditional view of male and female”. She’s not alone.
This week on Voice for Values, another parent pulls their child out of school due to the so-called ’Safe Schools’ program. Victorian father of two, Steve Burgen, felt drastic action needed to be taken as the contested gender theory had even found its way into maths class.
The Australian Christian Lobby has urged the NSW Government to clear up confusion about whether or not “Safe Schools” radical gender theory is being taught in primary schools in defiance of a federal government directive.
The Victorian Liberal Party’s firm stand against the controversial “Safe Schools” program will be welcomed by parents and the community who are concerned with Labor’s agenda to enforce the program on all government secondary schools.
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