Tagged with homosexuals

Backed by State Money, Georgia Scholarships Go to Schools Barring Gays

As the nation works its way through the debate over vouchers and other alternatives to traditional public education funding, a quieter battle over homosexuality, religious education and school tax money is under way in Georgia. At issue is an increasingly popular tax credit program that transforms state money into private school scholarships, some of them … Continue reading

In D.C. Schools, Early Lessons in Gay Tolerance

In the national push to prevent bullying, more elementary schools are introducing lessons about gay tolerance. Some lessons begin before the first day of kindergarten. One fall day at Oyster-Adams Bilingual School in Northwest Washington, Scarlette Garnier and her pre-kindergarten classmates drew pictures of their families and talked about their similarities and differences. They found … Continue reading

California Schools Scrambling to Add Lessons on LGBT Americans

At Wonderland Avenue Elementary School in Laurel Canyon, there are lesson plans on diverse families — including those with two mommies or daddies — books on homosexual authors in the library and a principal who is openly gay. But even at this school, teachers and administrators are flummoxed about how to carry out a new law requiring … Continue reading