July 13, 2018 8:53 am
Updated: July 13, 2018 9:45 am

Advocates opposed to repeal of Ontario’s updated sex-ed curriculum speak out

The government said Wednesday that schools would temporarily revert to a 1998 version of the sex-ed curriculum rather than the updated version brought in three years ago by the Liberals.

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Advocates opposed to the Progressive Conservative government’s repeal of the province’s updated sex-ed curriculum are to hold a news conference today in Toronto.

The government said Wednesday that schools would temporarily revert to a 1998 version of the sex-ed curriculum rather than the updated version brought in three years ago by the Liberals.

READ MORE: Ontario schools reverting to old sex-ed curriculum this fall, education minister says

In yesterday’s throne speech, the Tories promised to replace what it called “failed ideological experiments in the classroom” when it comes to math and sex-ed.

Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario president Sam Hammond says the move is a “huge disservice” to students, who need to learn about critical issues such as consent.

VIDEO: Education Minister says Ontario school reverting back to old sex-ed curriculum

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