FREDERICK, Md. (WDVM) — After a well being curriculum replace went flawed people who find themselves each in opposition to and for the replace have packed the board of training assembly to proceed their combat.
Over 360 dad and mom and LGBTQ+ advocates packed the board of training assembly room to proceed voicing their opinion of the brand new well being curriculum in colleges.
The well being curriculum introduced would train children from kindergarten and up, about gender id and sexual orientation. Since the announcement of the curriculum dad and mom and supporters have been backwards and forwards on the difficulty.
“It infuriates me that it’s 2022 and here we are discussing just basic human rights, Frederick resident, Farah Dennis Jenny. “It infuriates me it infuriates me that it’s 2022 and here we are discussing just basic human rights.”
During the board assembly, either side continued arguing concerning the concern although members of the board haven’t finalized the curriculum.
“Teach them how to be kind by leadership, show them how to be kind to each other family dynamics and I don’t think there’s a problem in teaching that because there are lots of different families,” FCPS mother or father, April Montgomery mentioned. “It’s more the gender identity and expression and things of that nature where it gets a little bit difficult for a lot of parents including myself.”
“I sit here in this group and people say hatred or hate, and there’s no hate here,” FCPS mother or father, Ronan McEvoy mentioned. “My only thing is to protect my child, my child’s protection is ultimately more important than anybody out.”
Some dad and mom additionally voiced that in the event that they proceed to make the curriculum they warn that they’re cautious on how they train the brand new ideas.
“I knew in kindergarten that I knew I was a girl, I just wasn’t able to be recognized,” Frederick resident, Emilynn Adams. “I hope the outcome is you know, we come up with some good curriculum that’s age-appropriate and hopefully we can satisfy the concerns of the folks that are obviously uncomfortable.”
The household life advisory committee will maintain the assembly addressing the up to date curriculum on April twenty seventh.