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DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, DECISION-MAKING, AND LEGAL BASIS FOR LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD POWERS

Joseph Beckham & Barbara Klaymeier Wills 

school board rejected a required policy Thursday from the Virginia Department of Education that in part mandates administrators to refer to students by their chosen gender pronouns instead of their biological pronouns.

Children need and deserve guidance, not only information. Whatever we tell children, we also teach them. And what we teach them will shape their personalities, attitudes, and values throughout their entire lives.

Debates about sex education have focused on two different approaches: "safe sex" courses, which encourage teens to use contraceptives, especially condoms, when having sex, and abstinence education, which encourages teens to delay sexual activity.

Comprehensive sex education, as now taught throughout the United States and Canada, is not straight talk about sex as it claims, but rather a highly selective slice of information based on a decidedly narrow ideological position.