Senator Andrew Dinniman has introduced SB 32 which would require a school district to report to the county Children & Youth Services any children who are homeschooled or in a cyber school. Children & Youth Services, in turn, would be required to do a risk assessment in the home of all these children. This is being introduced as a means to protect children from abusive situations, but in reality it is just another way for the government to intrude into the lives of parents who do not want their children in public school. So . . . will Children and Youth be looking into whether the parents own a gun, whether there are “too many” kids in the home, will the government require each child have their own bedroom?? Just what will the nosy government agency be looking for?
The end of February the Chambersburg Area School District (CASD) board made the right decision and voted down a Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) club – the vote was 5-4. Since that time they have been under attack from the ACLU and the homosexual group Equality PA. In addition a petition has been started on George Soros-funded change.org by a 2010 graduate of CASD and it has garnered 6,000 signatures from around the country demanding that the board allow the GSA.
The American Family Association of Pennsylvania (AFA of PA), a statewide traditional values group, has contacted the president of the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) about that organization’s role as “funder” of the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN).
Over the Christmas break condom dispensers were placed near nurses’ offices in 22 schools which have the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases in the Philadelphia School District. Today the American Family Association of Pennsylvania (AFA of PA) faxed letters of concern to the principals of each of the 22 schools.
SPECIAL STATEMENT: “The PIHL has not banned the National Anthem. A badly worded statement went out to teams about the subject and it has since been clarified and corrected. We apologize for the misunderstanding, but the National Anthem has not and will not be banned.” -md
As everyone’s attention is riveted on Tuesday’s election the Pennsylvania Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) is moving to plug Pennsylvania into the national Common Core standards. by changing Chapter 4 education regulations without proper public or legislative hearings! Public comments close today!
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), which has a history of pushing the normalization of homosexuality on school children and intimidating concerned parents,has declared October 30 as “Mix It Up Day.” This is a day very similar to the ‘Gay Day of Silence,’ which is held in April each year. Students, teachers or administrators can go the SPLC website to sign their school up as being a participant and then the SPLC can claim the entire student population is participating! However, many school administrators receiving calls from concerned parents and taxpayers are very surprised to be told that their school is listed on the SPLC website! C
Former Penn State Defensive Coordinator Jerry Sandusky sat before his jury of peers and was found guilty of 45 counts of sexual abuse last month and faces life in prison. Athletic Director Tim Curley and Vice President for Finance Gary Schultz have been charged with perjury and covering up allegations of child sexual abuse. Early Sunday morning Joe Paterno’s statute outside Beaver Stadium was removed. The American Family Association of Pennsylvania (AFA of PA) has but one question, “Where is Graham Spanier?”
Today President Obama took another step down the path of pushing the normalization of homosexuality on our nation’s school children — endorsement of the homosexual-affirming bills Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA) — S 555 and the Safe Schools Improvement Act (SSIA) — S 506. The American Family Association of Pennsylvania (AFA of PA), a child advocacy and traditional values group, recognizes the danger these endorsements pose to students. The AFA of PA believes all students should be provided a safe learning environment. That includes not encouraging them to engage in homosexual activity and telling students about the dangers inherent in that lifestyle choice.
This Friday, April 20th, is the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Day of Silence in schools across the nation and many in Pennsylvania will participate also. This is a day when students and, in some cases, teachers remain silent throughout the day to show support for ‘homosexual rights’ claiming that those who identify as ‘gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender’ have been silenced. However, the ACLU even recognizes that the silence cannot be legally maintained during instructional time.