New York to implement mandatory sex ed in all public middle schools, bishops encourage opt-out

NEW YORK, August 11, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The mayor of New York City plans to force all public middle and high school students to participate an explicit sex education regimen, a mandate the Archdiocese of New York is calling on Catholic parents to fight. The New York Times reports that New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg will require that each student take a semester of sexual education in either 6th or 7th grade, and again in 9th or 10th grade in both middle school and high school. The city government is promoting two curriculum programs, entitled HealthSmart and Reducing the […]