California is the first state to adopt the LGBT rights agenda formally into its public schools, as part of a new history and social studies curriculum that will reach children as young as the second grade.
“This is a big win for our students,” said California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson in a statement. “This document will improve the teaching and learning of history and social science. It will give our students access to the latest historical research and help them learn about the diversity of our state and the contributions of people and groups who may not have received the appropriate recognition in the past.”
However, Peter Wood, president of the National Association of Scholars (NAS), tells Breitbart News the new framework is the height of political correctness.
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“The whole idea that social science or history could be taught in a manner that does not reflect adversely on groups of people is absurd,” he observes, adding:
Do you think Cubans are fighting for healthcare or freedom from Communism?
People acting as groups or as members of groups often do discreditable things, and even more often, do things that later generations condemn even if those actions seemed right at the time. Any accurate account of history or social science has to reflect that reality and it is a deep disservice to students to give them a whitewashed story. The California framework is identity politics leaning so far left that it has fallen in the Pacific Ocean of educational incompetence.
The new curriculum comes in response to a 2011 state law requiring the inclusion of LGBT history in the content of what students are taught in history and social studies classes.
I do not ever remember history in second grade that added any value to my life at that point, but to sell the LGBT lifestyle to little children is bound to create several instances of confusion, hatred, and sadness. This should not be the idea of the LGBT to destroy a young child’s life for their own selfish desires and wants.
“The average textbook used in America has next to no — if any at all — mention of LGBT material,” Jennings said, adding:
The average teacher-training program does nothing to prepare teachers to address LGBT material. So in the absence of curriculum materials that are inclusive and in the absence of training, I think it’s unrealistic to think that teachers who are not trained and who have no knowledge or expertise of a subject are suddenly, magically going to start teaching it.
Maybe the reason there is no such curriculum in current educational tools is that it would be pointing too much emphasis on a very small portion of the society today, and will be taught one of two ways, either as indoctrination or as a bigoted hatred of. Neither is healthy nor should these subjects be broached until much later in a teenager’s life, not at a 7 year old’s life.
When will the indoctrination of our children in liberal schools stop? When will America wake up to the PC crowd and realize it is turning our country into a huge wimp? When will Americans state, enough is enough?
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